Quiz – a quiet 12th July in Northern Ireland

Yesterday we asked some questions about the peaceful 12th July Orange Order  marches/walks in Northern Ireland. Other bloggers  asked different questions So here they are all together. 

 Answers on a postcard please. No prizes !!!

no-orangemen

1) Is a peaceful Twelfth  a successful Twelfth?  

Yes   No    Maybe

2) Is the peaceful Twelfth  proof that banning the Ardoyne walk/march was the ‘correct decision’?

Yes   No    Maybe

3)  Will the Parades Commission  continue to ban it?

 Yes   No    Maybe

4) By accepting the ban on the Ardoyne parade did  the Orange Order and Unionist politicians/paramilitaries  strengthen the Parades Commission?

Yes   No    Maybe

5) Or did they weaken it?

Yes   No    Maybe

6) Does the Orange leadership   believe the Parades Commission will allow the Ardoyne walk/march next year because it was  peaceful this year?   

Yes   No    Maybe

7)In return for not wrecking the place do the Loyalists expect to get what they want ?

Yes   No    Maybe

8) Were some heads knocked together?    

Yes   No    Maybe

9) Is something coming their way? 

Yes   No    Maybe

10) Has it been signalled?

Yes   No    Maybe

11) Will they behave  until they get whatever they believe they are getting?

Yes   No    Maybe

12) If they don’t get it  will ”justifiable anger and frustration give way to violence and disorder?”

Yes   No    Maybe

13) Will  the Ardoyne residents be left to deal with a reversal, should it occur?

Yes   No    Maybe

 

 14) Can Loyalist violence be turned on and off like a tap?

Yes   No    Maybe

15) Can Loyalist sectarianism be turned on and off like a tap?

Yes   No    Maybe

16) Does the Orange Order influence  the masses of unionist voters?

Yes   No    Maybe

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17) Is there a  ‘combined unionist leadership’ or ‘family’?

Yes   No    Maybe

18) Is there  a ‘combined Unionist front’?

Yes   No    Maybe

Marching: organized, uniformed, steady and rhythmic walking forward, usually associated with military troops

19) Is the Orange Order obsessed with marching?

Yes   No    Maybe

20) Does the Orange Order  need to have military style activities enshrined in law?

Yes   No    Maybe

21) Do they care what anyone else wants or needs?

Yes   No    Maybe

11th Night bonfires in Belfast

11th night bonfires

 

22) Does the Orange really have no control over virtually all  bonfires?

Yes   No    Maybe

 

orange bonfire

23) Is this Orange bonfire real Loyalist culture?

Yes   No    Maybe

burning typres

24) Is burning tyres  against the law?

Yes   No    Maybe

25) If so will anyone be prosecuted?

Yes   No    Maybe

adams effigy

26) Is hanging the  effigy of a Member of the Parliament of a neighbouring EU state a hate crime?

Yes   No    Maybe

kat girl

27) Is this real Loyalist culture?

Yes   No    Maybe

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28) Or it it just  rampant sectarianism?

Yes   No    Maybe

29) Does anyone  other than Loyalists/Unionists feel this culture is theirs?  

Yes   No    Maybe

30) Do Loyalists/Unionists ever wonder why they behave as they do?

Yes   No    Maybe

 

http://ansionnachfionn.com/

http://bangordub.wordpress.com/

http://www.judecollins.com/2014/07/tolerance-respect-chris-donnelly/

http://fitzjameshorselooksattheworld.wordpress.com/

http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/accepting-ban-has-strengthened-commission-1-6180588

http://twadl.com/United_Kingdom/Belfast/

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