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Dublin: 18 °C Friday 23 August, 2019

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From TheJournal.ie Belfast City Council axes plan to remove bonfire after contractor pulls out 11 July

Belfast City Council axes plan to remove bonfire after contractor pulls out

The bonfires are lit in some loyalist areas on 11 July across Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Willie Frazer have you found your daddy yet?' - Condemnation of bonfire taunting Troubles victim Northern Ireland

'Willie Frazer have you found your daddy yet?' - Condemnation of bonfire taunting Troubles victim

Frazer said he was disgusted for his wider family.

From TheJournal.ie The North's fire service dealt with a call every 48 seconds last night Eleventh Night

The North's fire service dealt with a call every 48 seconds last night

Last night saw 57 bonfires across the province ahead of today’s 12 July marches.

From TheJournal.ie Bus and cars set on fire and bomb scare at airport as UVF threatens 'serious disorder' Eleventh Night

Bus and cars set on fire and bomb scare at airport as UVF threatens 'serious disorder'

Bonfires are traditionally lit on the Eleventh Night, the eve of the Twelfth of July, and police are expecting trouble.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade to use drones 'extensively' in the run up to Halloween Bonfires

Dublin Fire Brigade to use drones 'extensively' in the run up to Halloween

It will also use a live feed showing bonfires and other incidents similar to the one used for Storm Ophelia.

From TheJournal.ie People asked to report stockpiling of bonfire materials ahead of Halloween Stay Safe

People asked to report stockpiling of bonfire materials ahead of Halloween

Dublin City Council said it wants everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Halloween.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Republican fires burn to mark the anniversary of internment without trial Belfast

Pictures: Republican fires burn to mark the anniversary of internment without trial

This was the second night in a row that youths reportedly clashed with police in Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie Coffin with effigy of Martin McGuinness on loyalist bonfire in east Belfast Twelfth Of July

Coffin with effigy of Martin McGuinness on loyalist bonfire in east Belfast

Sinn Féin’s Declan Kearney called it a “particularly sickening manifestation”.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin member reports hate crime after election posters placed on bonfire The Twelfth

Sinn Féin member reports hate crime after election posters placed on bonfire

An injunction preventing more material being added to four bonfires has also been broken ahead of the lighting of these fires this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage Loyalist

'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage

Up to 3,000 pallets were stolen from a council site earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Businesses forced to hide pallets inside over fears they'll be stolen for illegal bonfires Firestarter

Businesses forced to hide pallets inside over fears they'll be stolen for illegal bonfires

Dublin Fire Brigade are calling on businesses to do what they can do stop dangerous bonfires.

From TheJournal.ie Three houses set ablaze in Belfast after bonfire burns out of control 12th Of July This post contains images

Three houses set ablaze in Belfast after bonfire burns out of control

Today marks the anniversary of the victory of Dutch Prince William of Orange over the Catholic King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween?

Or is it relatively quiet?

From TheJournal.ie Ambulance comes under attack during a chaotic night for emergency services Halloween

Ambulance comes under attack during a chaotic night for emergency services

DFB’s control centre processed a total of 700 calls.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou: Burning Sinn Féin effigies is 'race hatred' Bonfires

Mary Lou: Burning Sinn Féin effigies is 'race hatred'

She condemned the violence that has taken place in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Why will lots of bonfires be lit across the country tonight? Pagan Roots

Why will lots of bonfires be lit across the country tonight?

You’re much more likely to know what it’s all about if you live in a rural area.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council has been confiscating wood and tyres ahead of Halloween Illegal Bonfires

Dublin City Council has been confiscating wood and tyres ahead of Halloween

The Council is cracking down on bonfires.

From TheJournal.ie Condemnation after lynched figure depicting Gerry Adams placed on loyalist bonfire Tensions

Condemnation after lynched figure depicting Gerry Adams placed on loyalist bonfire

Gerry Adams has condemned the figure’s appearance as “deeply offensive”.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Huge bonfires across North for the Twelfth of July Bonfires This post contains images

In pictures: Huge bonfires across North for the Twelfth of July

The Orange Order has said it has a peaceful solution to the Ardoyne dispute.

From TheJournal.ie Twelfth bonfires to be lit tonight as parade tension rises Twelfth Of July This post contains images

Twelfth bonfires to be lit tonight as parade tension rises

The huge stacks of pallets and tyres will be set alight tonight.