Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Decoration of King William’s statue, Dublin

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
The Protestants of Dublin for many years decorated the equestrian statue of King William III (1650 - 1702), on July 1, the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne, and November 14, his birthday. The statue was decked with orange flowers and ribbons. On the other 363 days of the year it was usually besmirched with filth and paint by the opposing citizens of Dublin ...

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