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Making Orange Heritage a Public History

November 26, 2014 Audio

(Newstalk) Pat Kenny radio show interview July 2014 The one single principle which underlines the character of Dublin & Wicklow loyal Orange Lodge is our open and honest engagement through our use of social media and professional media outlets. Our most recent interview was for Newstalk FM. The interview was to last for 10 minutes; […]

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O LORD save the King!

September 2, 2014 History, News

Some 66 years ago, in September 1948, the Irish government declared its intention of establishing Ireland as a republic, presenting the Church of Ireland with an interesting but awkward dilemma. For it was, as it remains today an all–  Ireland church, and up until that point the Book of Common Prayer (in use for daily liturgies by […]

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President invited to Rossnowlagh

July 14, 2014 Events, News

EXTRACT FROM SPEECH MADE BY THE GRAND MASTER OF THE GRAND ORANGE LODGE OF IRELAND, EDWARD STEVENSON, AT THE ROSSNOWLAGH TWELFTH It is always a pleasure and a privilege to return to the Atlantic Ocean coastline for undoubtedly the most serene and scenic annual Orange demonstration. The large numbers both participating and lining the route […]

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Dublin Orangeism going from strenght to strenght

June 18, 2013 Comment, News

It’s been awhile since the last update on this page, but that doesn’t mean the lodge has been inactive. Far from it actually, we’ve been doing a lot of work to keep things moving in the right direction and securing the future for our Protestant traditions here in Dublin. The lodge has grown steadily since […]

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Record number of banners in Kesh

July 5, 2012 News, Orangeism

More than 350 loyal banners from across the UK and Ireland were proudly displayed in the Co Fermanagh village of Kesh last night in a world record breaking attempt parade. The brethren are hoping to have created the record for the largest number of banners ever seen on parade anywhere in the world. The novel […]

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E.U. TO HELP BUILD CONFIDENCE IN PROTESTANT COMMUNITIES

April 17, 2012 News, Orangeism

The Orange Order has received a grant of almost £900,000 from the European Union to help address the legacy of the Troubles in the Protestant community. Seven full-time staff have been appointed to work on the project which is being financed until December 2014. The STRIPE Project (Stepping Towards Reconciliation in Positive Engagement) received £884,022 […]

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Church of Ireland Conference on the Covenant

April 12, 2012 News

In the first of a series of events being planned by the Church of Ireland to mark the ‘Decade of Centenaries’, when significant events in Irish history will be commemorated during the period 1912-1922, a one-day conference was held on Saturday 24 March focusing on the Ulster Solemn League and Covenant of 1912. It came […]

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The unionism of Sir Edward Carson

April 12, 2012 News

First Minister Peter Robinson has said that Unionism must look to its founding principles from Edward Carson and once again reach out to people of all religions and traditions. Stormont’s First Minister said he wished to broaden the appeal of the unionist brand to incorporate a “patchwork quilt” of identities and faiths who all share a […]

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Loyal Dublin

April 12, 2012 History

In June 1935, a Dublin Board of Works employee was among a group working at part of the Dublin GPO (General Post Office), the men having been assigned to remove presses from the cellar of the GPO Customs Parcels Section, located at 10 Parnell Square. When several presses were removed however, some mortar appeared insecure, […]

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Stronger relations in the next 10 years

March 13, 2012 News

The Dublin and Wicklow Orange lodge welcome the ‘Commonwealth Day’ agreement between the Taoiseach and the Prime Minister at Downing Street. The Joint Statement commits both countries to strengthening relations over the next ten years. The statement acknowledges that the people of the British Isles are  “uniquely linked by geography and history, are connected today as […]

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