Belfast, Northern Ireland: Orangemen Parades – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Take a virtual trip to Northern Ireland with this clip! Watch the full episode: In Northern Ireland, Orangemen parades fill village and neighborhood streets with Protestants from Easter through September. The long-established Orange Order — with their signature orange team color — works to defend British rule, and these parades are like pep rallies for the cause of continued union. More info about travel to Northern Ireland:

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