Archive for the ‘Orangeism’ Category

New project: Orange Order Worldwide

January 12, 2011 News, Orangeism

The first Orange lodge was formed in England at Exeter Cathedral on 12th November 1688 in the presence of King William 111, Prince of Orange. It was composed of “Nobles, Knights and Gentlemen of Exeter” and existed “to assist the Prince of Orange in defense of the Protestant Religion and the Liberties of England”. Since […]

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Nationalists Stop Orange Parade in Newtowngore

November 2, 2010 History, Orangeism

One of the most potentially explosive situations regarding a serious outbreak of public disorder ever to have occurred in County Leitrim took place on Monday, 12th July 1931 in the village of Newtowngore. On that day local Orangemen from Leitrim and adjoining counties had planned a massive 12th of July celebration in Newtowngore. It was […]

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Faith & Liberty Issue 1 now available!

September 1, 2010 News, Orangeism

We are very proud to announce the release of the very first edition of Faith & Liberty Magazine. You can download a PDF version of it here, free of charge. We are in the process of getting hard copies of this magazine printed within the next few weeks. The magazine will be available from ourselves […]

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The unmentionable minority…

August 18, 2010 Culture, News, Orangeism

Speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Co Donegal, Michael McDowell, the former PD leader and Minister for Justice called for a Public Hoilday in the Republic for the 12th of July. He said that “said that if we were genuine republicans and if the orange panel in the flag meant anything, then we had […]

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Dublin Cleric celebrates 50th anniversary of his Ordination

August 18, 2010 News, Orangeism

Dublin Church of  Ireland cleric, the Rev Gerry Sproule, recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of his Ordination on 26th June 2010. Brought up in Co Wicklow, he joined LOL No 1377 in the Dublin and Wicklow District in 1945. Currently a member of Listullycurran LOL No 616 and Deputy District Chaplain of Lower Iveagh District No […]

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Rossnowlagh Speech by Rev. S.T.R. Gamble

July 15, 2010 Orangeism

We meet today to give thanks to God for the civil and religious freedoms which we enjoy, and to promote and celebrate the events of the Glorious Revolution 1688-1690. The Glorious Revolution was not an Irish affair, not a battle between Protestant and Catholic, Unionist and Nationalist, not even a battle between the British and […]

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Orangeman in Dublin, a Radio 1 Documentary

July 8, 2010 Audio, Culture, News, Orangeism

‘I see myself as a Royalist, as a member of the Orange Order I see the sovereign as the keystone. I have to be loyal to the country I live in and I’m happy to call myself Irish, but the sovereign Queen Elizabeth II I see as the keystone to a stable society. It’s my […]

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June 1, 2010 Orangeism

The opening section of a paper delivered at the Institute for British Irish Studies: UCD (University College Dublin) by © Rev. Bro. Brian Kennaway. When William and Mary responded to the invitation to accept the throne of England and William, Henry, Count of Nassau, Prince of Orange, Stadtholder of Holland, arrived at Torbay on 5th November 1688, […]

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