Twelth boost to business

The Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland (they should have a blog page on the front) has published a report suggesting that the Twelth of July celbrations can boost local and tourist businesses, suggesting that “businesses in one town netted a total of £175,000 on the day”.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty