The World: The Angry Mood of Ulster's Protestants

THE Ulsterman was born of the Industrial Revolution, the Irishman of the Book of Kelts" one Northern Irish journalist wrote recently. The curious thing about the Ulster Protestant is that he feels neither completely Irish nor completely British. Catholic Ireland, he fears, will submerge his Protestant identity; Britain, he fears, will abandon him. Last week events merely intensified his anxieties. Complained Ulster Politician Joe Burns: "It is typical of the British government to placate their enemies to crucify their friends."

Each July 12, arches are erected for the Orange Order parades celebrating "King Billy's" 1690 victory at the Battle of the Boyne....

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