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a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690

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The Battle of the Boyne resulted in the famous defeat of the Catholic King James II by the Protestant William III of Orange.
They commemorate the 1690 victory of Protestant King William over Catholic King James in the Battle of the Boyne.
Mr Newark, a well-established military historian, begins his history with the Battle of the Boyne and the resulting departure of the 'Wild Geese' for Europe.
The battalion was formed in 1674 to fight in the Battle of the Boyne.
The trouble was sparked by Twelfth of July celebrations by Orangemen commemorating the 1690 Battle of the Boyne.
The Twelfth of July celebrations by Orangemen involved tens of thousands of members of the loyal orders walking the streets to commemorate the 1690 Battle of the Boyne victory of a Protestant over a Catholic monarch.
Thousands of members of the Protestant Orange orders walk the streets every July 12 to commemorate the 1690 Battle of the Boyne victory of the Protestant king William III of Orange over the Catholic king James II.
Gardai foiled a potentially deadly bomb plot at the Battle of the Boyne site yesterday morning.
The 45s, so named to distinguish between the Jacobite rebellions, rose not in 1744 but in 1745 as the name suggests and did not follow the banner of James Edward Stuart, who fled and was deposed after the battle of the Boyne, but Charles Edward Stuart, (Bonnie Prince Charlie), who fled after the battle of Culloden.
There were also 58 arrests - five for sectarian breach of the peace - as the Orange Order marked the Battle of the Boyne anniversary.
Northern Ireland also has an extra two days holiday celebrating St Patrick's Day and the Battle of the Boyne.
Author Kevin Cahill has banned TV presenter Peter Snow from using his land in Co Louth to film scenes about the famous Battle of the Boyne.
After all, did not the same James go down to defeat at the Battle of the Boyne at the hands of that great Belfast hero, William of Orange?
The violence marred a relatively peaceful night as loyalists commemorated King William III's victory at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 with bonfires.
Neeson says that he doesn't understand why the Battle of the Boyne in 1690, in which William III defeated the Irish-backed Catholic regime of James II, still is celebrated.