Orange Order members arrive at Stormont in Belfast

Young Lambeg drummers welcomed Orange Order members as they arrived at Stormont in Belfast.
Young Lambeg drummers welcomed Orange Order members as they arrived at Stormont in Belfast. Credit: PA

Orange Order members arrived at Stormont in Belfast, during a huge loyal order parade to mark the centenary of the signing of the pro-Union Ulster Covenant.

An estimated 30,000 marchers will take part in the Orange Order event, which is seeing a massive cultural festival in the grounds of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont in east Belfast, held to remember the 1912 proclamation against plans for Home Rule in Ireland.

Orange Order members arrived at Stormont in Belfast.
Orange Order members arrived at Stormont in Belfast. Credit: PA
Orange Order members arrived at Stormont in Belfast.
Orange Order members arrived at Stormont in Belfast. Credit: PA

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Orange Order march in Belfast

Some 30,000 unionists have taken part in the Ulster Covenant parade across Belfast to celebrate 100 years of Northern Ireland pledging to remain part of the UK.