UK NI - Look out below! Bonfire tire stack collapses prior to Eleventh Night use

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  1. wfgodot

    wfgodot Former Member

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    Bonfire stack piled 40ft high with tyres collapses just days before 'Eleventh Night' celebrations in Northern Ireland. (Daily Mail)
    more, with pictures and an Eleventh Night/Battle of the Boyne sidebar, at link above

    Eleventh Night and Battle of the Boyne. (Wiki)
     
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    wishuwerehere New Member

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  4. wfgodot

    wfgodot Former Member

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    Yet more tire stacks:

    The leaning tyres of Belfast: Protestants pile up incredible bonfires
    as they prepare for inflammatory celebration of Battle of the Boyne
    . (Daily Mail)

    • Huge tyre stacks more than 100-ft tall built ahead of Protestant celebration
    • Hundreds of fires will be set alight at midnight tomorrow
    • 550 parades due to take place throughout Northern Ireland on Friday
    • Has previously sparked violent clashes between loyalists and nationalists
    • An extra 630 police officers will be drafted on to the streets
     
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    Cappuccino Well-Known Member

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    Lovely. Try living where I do this weekend. *sigh*
     

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