BBC News NI in pictures: July to September 2018

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image captionJuly: Contractors, protected by police, remove material from a bonfire site on the Albertbridge Road on 11 July. The bonfire at Cluan Place was dismantled after concerns were raised that it posed a significant risk to people and property in the area.
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image captionFriends and family attend the funeral of William Dunlop. The 32-year-old was killed in a motorcycle crash during practice for the Skerries 100 road races in County Dublin.
image captionThe annual Twelfth of July parades get under way, with tens of thousands of Orangemen and women taking part in celebrations across Northern Ireland.
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image captionAugust: Lord Mayor of Belfast, Deirdre Hargey takes part in the annual Belfast Pride parade.
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image captionThe Vatican estimated that 300,000 people flocked to Phoenix Park in Dublin for the Mass to close the World Meeting of Families.
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image captionThe historic Bank Buildings, which housed Primark, was destroyed in a blaze that took several days to extinguish.
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image captionSeptember: The new £90m Glider bus service launched in Belfast. The purple buses, which run along two routes in the city, hope to attract more people on to public transport.
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image captionA fan makes their way to the Game of Thrones Winterfell Festival in Castle Ward, Downpatrick, County Down.
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image captionPaddy Barnes makes his way towards the ring for his bout with Cristofer Rosales for the WBC Flyweight world title at Windsor Park, Belfast.
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image captionSeptember: The first named storm of the season, Storm Ali, brought gusts of up to 65mph causing disruption and damage across Northern Ireland.