Orange Order march in Harrogate

A controversial Orange Order march is taking place through Harrogate to mark Prince William of Orange's victory over King James II at the battle of the Boyne in 1690

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Harrogate hosts first ever Orange Order march

Orange Order march through Harrogate

Their marches are normally part of the poltical fabric of Northern Ireland, but today the spa of Harrogate hosted its first ever Orange march. It was the brainchild of a local man but it was attended by other Orange groups from around the UK.

There were initial fears that there could have been counter protests from the catholic community. But the march passed off without any visible opposition.


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