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<p>A bandsman sticks out his tongue during the 12th of July parades along Donegal Street in Belfast July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A bandsman sticks out his tongue during the 12th of July parades along Donegal Street in Belfast July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A bandsman sticks out his tongue during the 12th of July parades along Donegal Street in Belfast July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A woman pushes her pram towards an ice cream vendor on Portstewart Strand beach, Northern Ireland May 10, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A woman pushes her pram towards an ice cream vendor on Portstewart Strand beach, Northern Ireland May 10, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A woman pushes her pram towards an ice cream vendor on Portstewart Strand beach, Northern Ireland May 10, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Australian athletes Samantha Lily (R) and Erica Peter hug during the swimming competition at the World Dwarf Games in Larne Leisure centre, twenty miles north of Belfast, July 28,2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Australian athletes Samantha Lily (R) and Erica Peter hug during the swimming competition at the World Dwarf Games in Larne Leisure centre, twenty miles north of Belfast, July 28,2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Australian athletes Samantha Lily (R) and Erica Peter hug during the swimming competition at the World Dwarf Games in Larne Leisure centre, twenty miles north of Belfast, July 28,2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A duck, pheasants and rabbits hang from a clothes line before being plucked, skinned and frozen at Garron Point near the village of Carnlough in Northern Ireland, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A duck, pheasants and rabbits hang from a clothes line before being plucked, skinned and frozen at Garron Point near the village of Carnlough in Northern Ireland, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A duck, pheasants and rabbits hang from a clothes line before being plucked, skinned and frozen at Garron Point near the village of Carnlough in Northern Ireland, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A member of a cross-community group takes part in a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall, at a "Peace Line" in west Belfast, Northern Ireland November 9, 2009. "Peace Lines" or Walls were erected during "the troubles" to separate the Catholics and Protestants. The red lines across the person's face is caused by another photographer's auto focus assist. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A member of a cross-community group takes part in a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall, at a "Peace Line" in west Belfast, Northern Ireland November 9, 2009. "Peace Lines" or Walls were erected during "the...more

A member of a cross-community group takes part in a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall, at a "Peace Line" in west Belfast, Northern Ireland November 9, 2009. "Peace Lines" or Walls were erected during "the troubles" to separate the Catholics and Protestants. The red lines across the person's face is caused by another photographer's auto focus assist. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Nationalist youths and police in riot gear clash in the Ardoyne area of north Belfast July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Nationalist youths and police in riot gear clash in the Ardoyne area of north Belfast July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Nationalist youths and police in riot gear clash in the Ardoyne area of north Belfast July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A seagull flies in front of a mural which shows a group of men, led by a Catholic priest, carrying the body of shooting victim Jackie Duddy during 1972's Bloody Sunday, in the bogside area of Londonderry June 10, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A seagull flies in front of a mural which shows a group of men, led by a Catholic priest, carrying the body of shooting victim Jackie Duddy during 1972's Bloody Sunday, in the bogside area of Londonderry June 10, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton more

A seagull flies in front of a mural which shows a group of men, led by a Catholic priest, carrying the body of shooting victim Jackie Duddy during 1972's Bloody Sunday, in the bogside area of Londonderry June 10, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Youths pose near their bonfire in Ballykeel housing estate, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland July 11, 2011. Northern Irish Protestants traditionally light bonfires on the 11th of July to celebrate their culture. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Youths pose near their bonfire in Ballykeel housing estate, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland July 11, 2011. Northern Irish Protestants traditionally light bonfires on the 11th of July to celebrate their culture. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Youths pose near their bonfire in Ballykeel housing estate, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland July 11, 2011. Northern Irish Protestants traditionally light bonfires on the 11th of July to celebrate their culture. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A surfer puts on his wetsuit in icy conditions on the rocks near Portbalintrae in County Antrim, December 4, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A surfer puts on his wetsuit in icy conditions on the rocks near Portbalintrae in County Antrim, December 4, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A surfer puts on his wetsuit in icy conditions on the rocks near Portbalintrae in County Antrim, December 4, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Romanians leave the Ozone Leisure Centre to spend the night in sheltered accommodation, Belfast, June 17, 2009. Romanian families were forced to flee their homes following days of racist attacks in Belfast and spend the night sheltering in a church hall. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Romanians leave the Ozone Leisure Centre to spend the night in sheltered accommodation, Belfast, June 17, 2009. Romanian families were forced to flee their homes following days of racist attacks in Belfast and spend the night sheltering in a church...more

Romanians leave the Ozone Leisure Centre to spend the night in sheltered accommodation, Belfast, June 17, 2009. Romanian families were forced to flee their homes following days of racist attacks in Belfast and spend the night sheltering in a church hall. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Tracy Deans, whose great uncle James McClelland died in the bombings of Claudy in 1972, stands for photographers with a copy of the report by the Police Ombudsman, Claudy, Northern Ireland August 24, 2010. The government, the police and the Catholic Church colluded to protect a priest suspected of involvement in a 1972 bombing in Northern Ireland that killed 9 people, a report said.The Police Ombudsman's eight-year probe revealed a cardinal was involved in moving Father James Chesney out of Northern Ireland, highlighting anew the way the Church hierarchy shielded priests from allegations of criminal activity. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Tracy Deans, whose great uncle James McClelland died in the bombings of Claudy in 1972, stands for photographers with a copy of the report by the Police Ombudsman, Claudy, Northern Ireland August 24, 2010. The government, the police and the Catholic...more

Tracy Deans, whose great uncle James McClelland died in the bombings of Claudy in 1972, stands for photographers with a copy of the report by the Police Ombudsman, Claudy, Northern Ireland August 24, 2010. The government, the police and the Catholic Church colluded to protect a priest suspected of involvement in a 1972 bombing in Northern Ireland that killed 9 people, a report said.The Police Ombudsman's eight-year probe revealed a cardinal was involved in moving Father James Chesney out of Northern Ireland, highlighting anew the way the Church hierarchy shielded priests from allegations of criminal activity. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A competitor crosses the Start/Finish line during the Northern Ireland Bog Snorkeling Championships in Peatlands Park, Dungannon, County Tyrone July 26, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A competitor crosses the Start/Finish line during the Northern Ireland Bog Snorkeling Championships in Peatlands Park, Dungannon, County Tyrone July 26, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A competitor crosses the Start/Finish line during the Northern Ireland Bog Snorkeling Championships in Peatlands Park, Dungannon, County Tyrone July 26, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Twins Aine (L) and Emer Quinn eat sweets in the local parish hall after making their First Holy Communion in St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, in Cushendall June 5, 2010. First Holy Communion is the colloquial name for a person's first reception of the sacrament of the Eucharist. Catholics believe this event to be very important, as the Eucharist is one of the central focuses of the Catholic Church. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Twins Aine (L) and Emer Quinn eat sweets in the local parish hall after making their First Holy Communion in St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, in Cushendall June 5, 2010. First Holy Communion is the colloquial name for a person's first reception of...more

Twins Aine (L) and Emer Quinn eat sweets in the local parish hall after making their First Holy Communion in St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, in Cushendall June 5, 2010. First Holy Communion is the colloquial name for a person's first reception of the sacrament of the Eucharist. Catholics believe this event to be very important, as the Eucharist is one of the central focuses of the Catholic Church. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A participant in Northern Irelands Gay Pride parade poses for photographers at the start of the days festivities in Belfast August 1, 2009 REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A participant in Northern Irelands Gay Pride parade poses for photographers at the start of the days festivities in Belfast August 1, 2009 REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A participant in Northern Irelands Gay Pride parade poses for photographers at the start of the days festivities in Belfast August 1, 2009 REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A youth sits on a donkey outside a post office during a donkey sale in the village of Irvinestown in County Fermangh July 21, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A youth sits on a donkey outside a post office during a donkey sale in the village of Irvinestown in County Fermangh July 21, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A youth sits on a donkey outside a post office during a donkey sale in the village of Irvinestown in County Fermangh July 21, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Bandsmen order fast food from a street vendor on Carlisle Circus during the 12th of July parades in Belfast July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Bandsmen order fast food from a street vendor on Carlisle Circus during the 12th of July parades in Belfast July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Bandsmen order fast food from a street vendor on Carlisle Circus during the 12th of July parades in Belfast July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A young girl watches the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland March 17, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A young girl watches the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland March 17, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A young girl watches the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland March 17, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Onlookers watch members of the Orange Order protest outside Drumcree Church, in Portadown, Northern Ireland July 10, 2011. The protest, which has become an annual event, is focused on the disputed route of a traditional march. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Onlookers watch members of the Orange Order protest outside Drumcree Church, in Portadown, Northern Ireland July 10, 2011. The protest, which has become an annual event, is focused on the disputed route of a traditional march. REUTERS/Cathal...more

Onlookers watch members of the Orange Order protest outside Drumcree Church, in Portadown, Northern Ireland July 10, 2011. The protest, which has become an annual event, is focused on the disputed route of a traditional march. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A tree surgeon walks past a burning pile of trees on the estate of Lord Rathcavan, near Ballymena in County Antrim August 18, 2010. Lord Rathcavan has been ordered to cut down acres of woodland due to an outbreak of Sudden Oak Death which has already led to the destruction of hundreds of acres of woodland in England and Wales. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A tree surgeon walks past a burning pile of trees on the estate of Lord Rathcavan, near Ballymena in County Antrim August 18, 2010. Lord Rathcavan has been ordered to cut down acres of woodland due to an outbreak of Sudden Oak Death which has already...more

A tree surgeon walks past a burning pile of trees on the estate of Lord Rathcavan, near Ballymena in County Antrim August 18, 2010. Lord Rathcavan has been ordered to cut down acres of woodland due to an outbreak of Sudden Oak Death which has already led to the destruction of hundreds of acres of woodland in England and Wales. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>One of 120 vehicles trapped overnight by an ice storm sits abandoned on the Glenshane Pass, in County Derry, Northern Ireland March 31, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

One of 120 vehicles trapped overnight by an ice storm sits abandoned on the Glenshane Pass, in County Derry, Northern Ireland March 31, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

One of 120 vehicles trapped overnight by an ice storm sits abandoned on the Glenshane Pass, in County Derry, Northern Ireland March 31, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A mural of the Virgin Mary is seen on a house in the Ardoyne area of North Belfast, Northern Ireland July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

A mural of the Virgin Mary is seen on a house in the Ardoyne area of North Belfast, Northern Ireland July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A mural of the Virgin Mary is seen on a house in the Ardoyne area of North Belfast, Northern Ireland July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Security personnel detain and disarm Michael Stone in the lobby of the Stormont parliament buildings in Northern Ireland November 24, 2006. The Stormont parliament buildings were evacuated after former pro-British paramilitary gunman Michael Stone threw a package at security staff at the entrance to the building where politicians were meeting to discuss self-rule. REUTERS/Stephen Hird </p>

Security personnel detain and disarm Michael Stone in the lobby of the Stormont parliament buildings in Northern Ireland November 24, 2006. The Stormont parliament buildings were evacuated after former pro-British paramilitary gunman Michael Stone...more

Security personnel detain and disarm Michael Stone in the lobby of the Stormont parliament buildings in Northern Ireland November 24, 2006. The Stormont parliament buildings were evacuated after former pro-British paramilitary gunman Michael Stone threw a package at security staff at the entrance to the building where politicians were meeting to discuss self-rule. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

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<p>Competitors take part in the European and Ulster Highland Dancing Championships in Ulster Hall, Belfast April 10, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Competitors take part in the European and Ulster Highland Dancing Championships in Ulster Hall, Belfast April 10, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Competitors take part in the European and Ulster Highland Dancing Championships in Ulster Hall, Belfast April 10, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Children play, as forensic officers carry out searches, in the Drumbeg housing estate in Craigavon, Northern Ireland March 16, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Children play, as forensic officers carry out searches, in the Drumbeg housing estate in Craigavon, Northern Ireland March 16, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Children play, as forensic officers carry out searches, in the Drumbeg housing estate in Craigavon, Northern Ireland March 16, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Model Naomi Cullen poses for photographers in an underground car park at the start of the first show during Belfast Fashion week, October 13, 2010 REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Model Naomi Cullen poses for photographers in an underground car park at the start of the first show during Belfast Fashion week, October 13, 2010 REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Model Naomi Cullen poses for photographers in an underground car park at the start of the first show during Belfast Fashion week, October 13, 2010 REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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