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In Northern Ireland, Orangemen clash with Catholics killing two and wounding fifteen

Ireland, 1857, zoomable map
07/12/1860
In Northern Ireland. at Derrymacash, a village near the town of Lurgan in County Down, twenty miles from Belfast, a gathering of the local Orange Order, a fiercely Protestant group, clashed with local Catholic farmworkers who had come to jeer their parade.  Heavy drinking on both sides led to stone throwing and then to the Orangemen opening fire with pistols killing two Catholics and wounding fifteen others. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1860 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1861), 119. 

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