J3373 : Car park bonfire, Belfast

taken 12 years ago, near to Beal Feirste, Belfast County Borough, Shankill and Ballymacarret, Northern Ireland

Car park bonfire, Belfast
Car park bonfire, Belfast
Every year numerous bonfires are lit in N.Ireland on the 11th July (just prior to the '12th' celebrations LinkExternal link ) to commemorate the victory of Prince William of Orange (King William III) over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 (see LinkExternal link ). Traditionally bonfires were erected and lit on waste ground but, as increased development in Belfast has removed many of these, bonfires are now erected wherever possible - be it in a car park or even the middle of the road. This car park is located on Posnett Street between Botanic Avenue and Donegall Pass. I didn't see any cars in it......

See also J3373 : Loyalist bonfire, Belfast, J3373 : Loyalist bonfire, Belfast and J3674 : Loyalist bonfire off Mersey Street, Belfast.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 10 July, 2008   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 10 July, 2008
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Bonfire   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 337 731 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.3455N 5:55.9315W
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Irish: geotagged! J 337 731
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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