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Orange Heritage Week 2021

EDM (Early Day Motion) 478: tabled on 22 September 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes and celebrates the 5th annual Orange Heritage Week, taking place from 21 to 28 September 2021; further notes the historical foci on the origin of the Loyal Order, its role during the Home Rule period, and the service and sacrifice of Orangemen during the First World War; highlights the cultural relevance of the Orange institution dating back to 1795; notes that Week will culminate on Ulster Day, marking the anniversary of the signing of the Ulster Covenant by Unionists in opposition to Home Rule in 1912; further highlights the significant impact that covid-19 has had on Orange Heritage celebrations; welcomes efforts made by organisations to hold those commemorations safely; and thanks all those involved in preserving culture and heritage for generations to come.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.