Orange Order members converge on Rossknowlagh for annual parade

first_img Previous articleEaragail Arts Festival kicks off as Clipper race leaves DerryNext articleAnalysis shows Donegal has low rate of mugging but high rate of assault News Highland Facebook LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Pinterest Facebook Twitter Orange Order members converge on Rossknowlagh for annual parade Twitter Thousands of Orange Order members are travelling to Rossknowlagh today for the annual Orange Parade, the first major event on the Orange calendar since this week’s groundbreaking Seanad address by Grand Secretary Drew Nelson.Mr Nelson said this week the order would like to march in Dublin, but for now, the annual Rossknowlagh march remains the biggest in the republic.Mr Nelson this week said recent community initiatives, including the funding of improvements of Oranmge Halls by the Irish government have improved the situation for protestants in border areas. Five of those halls are in Donegal.However, Drew Nelson said while this is welcome, border protestants still have significant concerns, nowhere more so than in the area of education…….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/drew10.mp3[/podcast]center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Google+ Newsx Adverts By News Highland – July 7, 2012 Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also WhatsApp Pinterest 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Google+last_img