County Down Junior Orange annual parade in Banbridge

All roads led to Banbridge last Saturday as the town welcomed the County Down Junior Orange Annual Parade.

By Darryl Armitage
Wednesday, 11th May 2022, 6:08 pm

Banbridge Rising Sons were joined by Junior Lodges from Donaghadee, Portavogie, Inch, Ballynahinch, Newry, Dondonald, Saintfield, Hillsborough, Dromore, Kilkeel, Loughbrickland and Rathfriland.

The Junior Lodges were accompanied by: Downshire Guiding Star, South Down Defenders, Ardarragh Accordion, William Sterritt Memorial, Pride of Ballybeen, Ballynahinch Protestant Boys, Rising Sons of the Valley and Donaghadee Fife and Drums.

The parade began at 11.30am from Banbridge Orange Hall and parades through the town and make its way out to the Orange Field at Peggy’s Loaning where there was a fun day.

The parade then returned at 2.30pm again parading through the town.

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