Orangemen's Day commemorates the Battle of the Boyne, which took place in 1690 outside Drogheda, now in the Republic of Ireland. It is a provincial holiday in Newfoundland and Labrador on the Monday closest to July
People in Northern Ireland have a bank holiday on or after July 12 to commemorate the Battle of Boyne, which occurred on Ireland’s east coast in It's also known as "Orangemen's Day", "Orange Day", "the Glorious Twelfth" or just "the Twelfth".
"His looks spoke out that he would not fear the devil, should he meet him face to face." Quote about a Scots-Irishman - waaay back in the day - or so. Fm "British Origins of American Colonists" Frontiersman with Pipe by H.