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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.
By United Press International

Belfast mayor jostled by loyalist crowd at park re-opening event

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The mayor of Belfast said this week the "anti-peace elements" will not win in Northern Ireland after he was roughed up by loyalist protesters at an event.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 8, 2013.
By United Press International

2 Orange Halls paint-bombed in N. Ireland

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, July 18 (UPI) -- Two Orange halls, gathering places for Northern Ireland's Protestant and loyalist Orange Order, were vandalized Tuesday, authorities said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.
By United Press International

N. Ireland tries new-style July 12 fires

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, July 12 (UPI) -- Some officials in Northern Ireland are trying to give the traditional July 12 bonfires a new look this year, using carbon-neutral steel beacons.

Thousands march in Protestant parades

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, July 13 (UPI) -- Thousands of Protestants participated Saturday in traditional July 12 marches in Northern Ireland.

Can Orange parades become tourist lure?

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The Orange Order in Northern Ireland, long known for its militant anti-Catholicism, now hopes to turn its traditions into a tourist attraction.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2005 with 57 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Nov. 4, the 309th day of 2004 with 57 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2003 with 57 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2002 with 57 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2001 with 57 to follow.
By United Press International
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