WATCH: Former Irish rugby captain Brian O'Driscoll takes part in Orange parade in Armagh
O'Driscoll is in Armagh filming a documentary.
Rugby legend Brian O'Driscoll took part in an Orange parade today as part of the 12 July celebrations.
O'Driscoll is seen banging the Lambeg, a large drum that is synonymous with Unionists and the Orange Order, and is a strong part of their tradition.
You can see the video below:
Former Ireland rugby captain Brian O'Driscoll his hand at the Lambeg 🥁 pic.twitter.com/d9h6rTPibk
— BBC News NI (@BBCNewsNI) July 12, 2018
O'Driscoll took to Twitter on Thursday morning to outline the reasons he was in Northern Ireland, saying: "Currently in Northern Ireland filming a documentary outlining how Rugby as a sport unifies the country. Meeting some great people and look forward to the finished product - airs late autumn on BT Sport."
Currently in Northern Ireland filming a documentary outlining how Rugby as a sport unifies the country. Meeting some great people and look forward to the finished product- airs late autumn on @btsport
— Brian O'Driscoll (@BrianODriscoll) July 12, 2018
The Twelfth is a public holiday in Northern Ireland to celebrate the Battle of the Boyne.
O'Driscoll retired from professional rugby in 2014, and has been working as a pundit/commentator on BT Sport since.
He spent the day beforehand with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the Ambassadors residence in Dublin.
— Brian O'Driscoll (@BrianODriscoll) July 11, 2018