BY ANDREW MADDEN THE final parade of the season takes place today as the Royal Black Institution
holds its Last Saturday demonstration.
Seven PSNI officers were injured as Royal Black Institution
supporters clashed with nationalist protesters outside St Patrick's in Donegall Street, Belfast.
Ms Digney said she later saw Mr Kane, an Orangeman and member of the Royal Black Institution
, in the hotel foyer.
An application by the residents of the Lower Ormeau to stage a counter- demonstration involving 5,000 people was upheld on the grounds that it would disperse at 8am before the Royal Black Institution
parade was due to take place.
Down, members of the Royal Black Institution
changed their route to avoid the town centre.
Sovereign Grand Master of the Royal Black Institution
, Rev William Anderson, attended for the first time in his new role as leader of the Loyal Order.
In a joint statement with the Royal Black Institution
earlier this month, the group said it was committed to helping find the best regulatory framework for parades and would examine the deal in detail.
The nationalist Bogside Residents' group in Londonderry did not oppose a parade by the Royal Black Institution
in the city after successful talks in June.
The attack came hours before members of the Royal Black Institution
took part in parades across Northern Ireland to mark the ending of the loyalist marching season.
Those in the UUP, the Orange Order and the Royal Black Institution
who are wagging their fingers at us should get a grip on reality.
He was also a leading member of the Royal Black Institution
serving as Sovereign Grand Master from June 1971 to December 1998.
He told a Royal Black Institution
gathering in Derry that unity was essential if unionism was to be rebuilt after years of bitter wrangling and splits.