HC Deb 18 April 1990 vol 170 cc876-7W
Mr. John D. Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether the tercentenary of the battle of the Boyne will be officially recognised in Northern Ireland this year; and if he will make a statement.

Dr. Mawhinney

The 12 July 1990 will be a bank holiday in Northern Ireland, as in previous years.

Substantial sponsorship has been provided for a major exhibition at the Ulster museum, entitled "Kings in Conflict", which examines the roles of William the Third, James the Second and Louis the Fifteenth in Ireland in the 1690s.