Northern Ireland: Men and My Daddy by Adam Patterson

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Smoke from a bonfire carries through the loyalist Tiger's Bay estate in Belfast on July 11th, 2011. Bonfires are lit on the evening of 11 July each year. This event - the '11th Night' - marks the official start to the July celebrations. It is followed by 'The Twelfth' (also known as Orangemen's Day) which celebrates the 'Glorious Revolution' of 1688 (when Protestant king William III ascended the English throne) and the Battle of the Boyne (when William III defeated the catholic claimant James on the east coast of Ireland)..