Today in Irish History

**because of the Orange bastards:

12 July

1813 - The first recorded "Twelfth of July" sectarian riots erupt in Belfast

1849 - As many as 20 Catholics are killed by soldiers during an Orange Parade at Dolly's Brae, near Castlewellan, Co. Down

1935 - Violence in Belfast lasting two months commences on this date; eleven people are killed

1998 - The three Quinn brothers, Richard, 11, Mark, 10, and Jason 9, are burned to death by a Loyalist firebomb in Ballymoney, 40 miles northwest of Belfast

2000 - Violence erupts as Portadown Orangemen pledge to continue Drumcree protest

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