The “Twelfth” of July is one of the most important dates in the Orange order calendar and it marks an Ulster protestant celebration also known as the glorious twelfth or Orangemen’s day.
It is celebrated in the honor of the Glorious Revolution in 1688 and the anniversary of the Protestant King William’s victory at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 over the Catholic King James.
The Twelfth is a public holiday mainly celebrated in Northern Ireland commemorated by women and Orangemen with a band and parades involving a lot of participants and spectators.
Listed below are a few quotes related to the celebration of this day to help you get a better understanding –
_On the Twelfth of July witness and enjoy the Order on Parade which helps to preach the English parish practice of ‘walking the boundaries.’ Have fun on the twelfth of July.
_The national holiday of the Twelfth of July is all about the celebration of triumph that secured a Protestant line of succession to the British Crown.
_On the occasion of the Twelfth of July we must remember to not be afraid of greatness. Have fun on the twelfth of July.
_Let’s celebrate this Twelfth of July by witnessing large parades held by Orange Order and Ulster loyalist marching bands, streets filled with British flags and bunting, and large towering bonfires.
_On this Twelfth of July pay your honor to the flags, identity, culture and the tradition of the nation and enjoy the celebrations of the twelfth of July.
_The July twelfth of each year is about commemorating the Battle of Boyne by the Orange Men by walking throughout the streets of Northern Island.
_The Twelfth of July is all about parades that preach the message of “No surrender” reflecting a siege mentality. Have fun at the celebrations on the Twelfth of July.
_The Twelfth of July is like an insane manifestation of the madness of Northern Ireland’s twisted relationship with its history, politics and religion.
_Some people are born great where as some people achieve greatness and others have greatness thrust upon then. Enjoy the celebrations of The Twelfth of July.
_The Twelfth of July is the day to remember 1960, implying a possibility of a new victory like the battle of the Boyne.
_If you’re looking for crazy fun full of music and color and happiness and some dirty food trucks with hot meat and sweaty bread buns, all you need to do is be a part of a parade. Have fun on the Twelfth of July.
_The Twelfth of July celebrations and parade are a mark of an era which was idealized by the Orangemen. It’s a celebration of a time that was and they dream to bring back.
_ “Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit.” Enjoy the celebrations on the twelfth of July.
_The Twelfth of July parades are a part of the cultural heritage of the Unionist side of things and they are honored and protected on this day. Have fun on the Twelfth of July.
_This Twelfth of July take part in the family friendly celebrations and enjoy all the community celebrations while honoring the traditions of the country. Have fun on the twelfth of July.
_A day for the Orangemen of the county, day for all the Unionists. Enjoy the celebrations of the Twelfth of July
_The Twelfth of July is the day to go with your friends and take part in walks and marches held by different organizations with a Protestant orientation in mind.
_July Twelfth is the day for you to parade on roads following long established traditional routes and getting in touch with your roots. Enjoy the celebrations on the twelfth of July.
_Celebrate this Twelfth of July by honoring the Glorious revolution that took place and commemorating the anniversary of the Boyne encounter. Have fun on the twelfth of July.
_It is always important to remember your cultural values and traditions. The Twelfth of July is all about the popular grass root enthusiasm that ensures demonstrations every year commemorating the struggle.
_The Twelfth of July is the day for all the Orangemen who attainted the right to march on this day in the honor of the battle of the Boyne.
_The Twelfth of July is the day for people who are Unionists, people who want to remain a part of the United Kingdom or a part of the union. Enjoy the celebrations on the twelfth of July.
_The twelfth of July is a sacred day for all the Orangemen full of cultural events like parades and marches. Enjoy the celebrations on the twelfth of July.
_“If music is the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, the appetite may sicken, and so die.” Enjoy the celebrations on the twelfth of July.
_A day filled with love, fun and feeling of triumph is the day of the Twelfth of July. Have fun on the twelfth of July.
_The Twelfth of July is the day to honor the Protestant heritage like the victory at the Battle of Boyne. Enjoy the celebrations on the twelfth of July.
_Celebrate on the twelfth of July with summer parades, uniforms, banners, and marching band a glorious day in the nation’s history. Wish you a very happy Twelfth of July.
_This holiday becomes a part of the marches and parades and learn about the glorious history and the triumph of the nation. Enjoy the celebrations on the twelfth of July.