County Wicklow Orangeism

February 27, 2015 Quincey 0

Just a few years after the formation of the Order in 1798, County Wicklow had already 3 established Orange Lodges. While the fledgling movement came to …….

A County at War: Fermanagh

January 25, 2015 Quincey 1

In 1911 County Fermanagh had a population of just over 61,000 people. Of that 34,750 (56.18%) were Roman Catholic, the remainder being various Protestant denominations. Two …….

The Irish Unionist Alliance

January 10, 2015 Quincey 0

Prior to 1885 Irish pro-Union Irish politics primarily revolved around Conservative and Liberal party competition. In May 1885 the Irish Loyal and Patriotic Union was formed …….

A County Louth Orange Hall

January 8, 2015 Quincey 1

Ballymascanlon Orange Hall, County Louth. Ballymascanlon Orange Lodge LOL 175 about 4 miles from Dundalk on the fringes of the townland of ‘Plaster’, was once part …….