STEPPING OUT Actors portray Orangemen
in Belfast yesterday
from north Belfast had agreed to play only hymns as they passed by St Patrick's yesterday.
The Catholic Orangemen
of Togo and Other Conflicts I Have Known is a follow-up to Murray's memoir Murder in Samarkand and records the author's work for the British diplomatic service in Africa from 1997 to 2001.
ON THE MARCH: Orangemen
, women and children on the streets of Liverpool as Jason Jones, three, leads members of the City of Liverpool Flute Band (above right) Pictures: MARTIN BIRCHALL / mb120707o
Although the Parades Commission had limited the Orangemen
to only walking directly outside their hall, nationalists suspected they would try to hold an illegal procession.
The annual parade passed off without incident for the third year running yesterday, with Orangemen
staging a token protest at being prevented from marching their traditional route along the Garvaghy Road.
A Parades Commission ruling at the centre of the row had instructed Orangemen
they could only march in Ardoyne without any accompanying bandsmen or supporters.
The revelation comes against the backdrop of Orangemen
in Belfast yesterday reiterating calls for the Commission to be scrapped.
Jeffrey Donaldson and the Reverend Martin Smyth were due to address Orangemen
in County Down at Hillsborough and Crossgar.
The Northern Ireland Parades Commission ruled the Orangemen
must stay away from the area following a church service at Drumcree.
McNamara scored 18 points by sinking 6-of-8 3-pointers in the first 20 minutes as the Orangemen
built an 11-point halftime lead on their way to an 81-78 victory over Kansas.
UNIONISTS and nationalists on the Northern Ireland executive last night appealed for calm in Portadown as tension mounted on the eve of a march by Orangemen
have reacted angrily to a decision by the Parades Commission to ban them holding their main July 12 rally in Belfast's Ormeau Park.
The principal demonstration throughout the whole of Northern Ireland is on July 12th, when Orangemen
annually celebrate the Battle of the Boyne at which, in 1690, William of Orange defeated the refugee English king, James II, a Roman Catholic.
EXCLUSIVE BY CHRIS KILPATRICK ORANGEMEN
have been taking health and safety courses on carrying ceremonial swords during parades.