County Longford Orangeism

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After its formation after the ‘Battle of the Diamond’ in County Armagh in 1795, Orangeism spread rapidly over Ireland. Via the conduit of Yeomanry troops, the …….

A Sligo Orange Hall

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One of the first county’s to establish a County Grand Lodge, even as late as 1884 there were still a reported 400 active Orangemen in Sligo. …….

Bann Valley Volunteers

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Upon the advent of the first Home Rule Bill in 1886, Irish Unionism in partnership with the Orange Order canvassed Orange Lodges across the entirety of …….

The Cavan Volunteer Force

July 3, 2015 Quincey 0

Like many other areas of Ireland, the English Crown Plantations of the 16th and 17th centuries would come to define the demographics and political battles of …….

The Ulster Defence Union

June 9, 2015 Quincey 0

One of the lesser known Loyalist organisations of Ireland, following the announcement of the new Government of Ireland Bill in August 1892 (the 2nd Home Rule …….