- n a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts
- Bertie Ahern in Washington Post
I am delighted that Dr. Paisley has accepted my invitation to visit the site of the Battle of the Boyne,Ahern said, referring to a July 12, 1690, clash between the armies of Protestant King William of Orange and the Catholic he had ousted...
- Ian Paisley in BBC News
Mr Paisley said: "We both look forward to visiting the battle site at the Boyne, but not to re-fight it. I don't want Mr Ahern to have home advantage."
- Dermot Ahern in Belfast Telegraph
Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Dermot Ahern said: "I think it would be fitting that the formal opening of the Boyne site should be conducted by the Taoiseach and the First Minister. With both men stepping down shortly, it would be an evocative...