J3674 : Loyalist bonfire off Mersey Street, Belfast

taken 15 years ago, near to Sydenham, Ballymacarret, Ballyhackamore, Queens Island and Ormeau, Northern Ireland

Loyalist bonfire off Mersey Street, Belfast
Loyalist bonfire off Mersey Street, Belfast
Traditional loyalist '11th night' bonfire located in playing fields off Mersey Street in east 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 ). Conn's Water is to the right. See also J3373 : Car park bonfire, Belfast.
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Friday, 11 July, 2008   (more nearby)
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Friday, 11 July, 2008
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Bonfire   (more nearby)
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Irish: geotagged! J 365 749 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.2382N 5:53.3047W
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Irish: geotagged! J 364 748
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