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#Flags

# flags - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Mairead McGuinness says some of Nigel Farage's colleagues agreed with her cutting him off
# Brexit
# Brexit

Mairead McGuinness says some of Nigel Farage's colleagues agreed with her cutting him off

Feb 1st 2020, 7:30 AM 50,965 Views 69 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP turned off Farage’s mic mid-sentence in the European Parliament during the week.

# flags - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Trump gives thumbs-up to protester shouting 'Trump is treason' while throwing Russian flags at him
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

Trump gives thumbs-up to protester shouting 'Trump is treason' while throwing Russian flags at him

Oct 24th 2017, 10:40 PM 19,597 Views 51 Comments

Trump was at Congress to attend a weekly Republican luncheon and push his proposal for sweeping tax cuts.

# flags - Monday 28 November, 2016

Watch as an NFL game turns into a WWE wrestling match
# Flags
From The42
# Flags

Watch as an NFL game turns into a WWE wrestling match

Nov 28th 2016, 11:00 AM 11,260 Views 5 Comments

The Baltimore Ravens came up with a brilliant strategy to close out their game yesterday.

# flags - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Some of the flags displayed by Irish fans in Lille last night were inspired
# The Italian Job
From The Daily Edge
# The Italian Job

Some of the flags displayed by Irish fans in Lille last night were inspired

Jun 23rd 2016, 2:21 PM 9,382 Views 2 Comments

“Tell Mammy, send money”

# flags - Friday 17 June, 2016

10 of the best Father Ted references spotted at the Euros
# Euros Flags
From The42
# Euros Flags

10 of the best Father Ted references spotted at the Euros

Jun 17th 2016, 1:49 PM 9,229 Views 0 Comments

There they are now, all the lads.

# flags - Thursday 16 June, 2016

10 of the best Father Ted references spotted at the Euros
# Euros Flags
From The Daily Edge
# Euros Flags

10 of the best Father Ted references spotted at the Euros

Jun 16th 2016, 11:35 AM 25,045 Views 2 Comments

There they are now, all the lads.

# flags - Friday 10 June, 2016

Davy Keogh says hello! A brief history of Irish flags on tour
# Flying High
From The42
# Flying High

Davy Keogh says hello! A brief history of Irish flags on tour

Jun 10th 2016, 10:00 AM 7,757 Views 6 Comments

A few of our favourite flags from over the years.

# flags - Thursday 9 June, 2016

12 Euros flags that prove Irish fans are the sharpest in the world
# COYBIG
From The Daily Edge
# COYBIG

12 Euros flags that prove Irish fans are the sharpest in the world

Jun 9th 2016, 9:49 AM 31,335 Views 21 Comments

You can’t take us anywhere.

# flags - Friday 1 January, 2016

16 intriguing world flags and their hidden meanings
# Quite Interesting
# Quite Interesting

16 intriguing world flags and their hidden meanings

Jan 1st 2016, 9:45 AM 23,109 Views 16 Comments

Some of these have very interesting origins.

# flags - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

New Zealand has chosen the flag that could be set to replace this one
# Time For A Change
# Time For A Change

New Zealand has chosen the flag that could be set to replace this one

Dec 15th 2015, 7:35 AM 30,062 Views 61 Comments

Preliminary results were released last week.

# flags - Thursday 15 October, 2015

10 times Irish fans went above and beyond with their flags
# Oh Me Nerves
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Me Nerves

10 times Irish fans went above and beyond with their flags

Oct 15th 2015, 6:16 PM 12,539 Views 4 Comments

Nobody does it better.

# flags - Monday 10 August, 2015

Could New Zealanders be ditching the Union Jack for this flag? It's on a list of 40 choices
# Up The Pole
# Up The Pole

Could New Zealanders be ditching the Union Jack for this flag? It's on a list of 40 choices

Aug 10th 2015, 4:38 PM 21,039 Views 89 Comments

There are two referendums planned in the next seven months.

# flags - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Unionists condemn 'evil' Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire
# Marching Season
# Marching Season

Unionists condemn 'evil' Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire

Jul 8th 2015, 10:16 PM 19,846 Views 95 Comments

The incident came one day after graffiti threatening to “crucify” Catholics in Belfast.

# flags - Sunday 28 June, 2015

PHOTOS: The world's most divisive and controversial flags
# Fanning The Flames
# Fanning The Flames

PHOTOS: The world's most divisive and controversial flags

Jun 28th 2015, 7:30 AM 26,864 Views 29 Comments

With the Confederate flag firestorm still burning in the US, here are some other pieces of cloth that have caused riots.

# flags - Monday 20 April, 2015

Belly dancer jailed for six months - because her outfit looked like the Egyptian flag
# Flag Turner
# Flag Turner

Belly dancer jailed for six months - because her outfit looked like the Egyptian flag

Apr 20th 2015, 4:44 PM 12,723 Views 26 Comments

The dancer, known as Safinaz, was fined E£15,000 (€1,800) but has been released on bail pending an appeal.

# flags - Friday 27 February, 2015

Should flags have been flown at half-mast for King Abdullah?
# Tricolour
# Tricolour

Should flags have been flown at half-mast for King Abdullah?

Feb 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,023 Views 72 Comments

A review of when the national flag will be half-masted is taking place.

# flags - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Fiji is removing the Union Jack from its flag
# Hit The Road Jack
# Hit The Road Jack

Fiji is removing the Union Jack from its flag

Feb 3rd 2015, 1:20 PM 15,355 Views 101 Comments

It wants a flag more representative of its nation.

# flags - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:35 PM 37,657 Views 110 Comments

Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.

# flags - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

DUP and UUP fanned flames of violent flag riots but lost control
# Flegs
# Flegs

DUP and UUP fanned flames of violent flag riots but lost control

Dec 3rd 2014, 10:39 PM 11,260 Views 57 Comments

Research from Queen’s says the parties did more than anyone to heighten tensions.

# flags - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

New Zealand will vote on getting rid of the Union flag
# Flag Pole Poll
# Flag Pole Poll

New Zealand will vote on getting rid of the Union flag

Oct 29th 2014, 11:04 AM 12,354 Views 97 Comments

The vote will take place in 2016.

New talks on flags, parading and the past to start in the North today
# Hart To Hart
# Hart To Hart

New talks on flags, parading and the past to start in the North today

Oct 29th 2014, 9:15 AM 4,437 Views 93 Comments

Former US Senator Gary Hart will meet parties today.

# flags - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

PSNI called after Ryder Cup EU flag mistaken for 'terrorist' flag
# Flegs
From The Daily Edge
# Flegs

PSNI called after Ryder Cup EU flag mistaken for 'terrorist' flag

Sep 30th 2014, 9:03 AM 3,226 Views 7 Comments

The flag was put up in Rory McIlroy’s Co Down hometown to celebrate Europe’s win in the Ryder Cup.

# flags - Friday 4 July, 2014

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams

Jul 4th 2014, 1:29 PM 6,022 Views 84 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

# flags - Sunday 29 June, 2014

President Higgins: 'There are no easy solutions to the sensitive questions in Northern Ireland'
# Garden Party
# Garden Party

President Higgins: 'There are no easy solutions to the sensitive questions in Northern Ireland'

Jun 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,434 Views 20 Comments

He commended the members of the Oireachtas and the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly for working together.

# flags - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process
# Peace
# Peace

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

Jun 24th 2014, 9:23 PM 7,735 Views 68 Comments

Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.

# flags - Friday 13 June, 2014

PSNI clarifies whether it's clamping down on flags in Belfast
# Community
# Community

PSNI clarifies whether it's clamping down on flags in Belfast

Jun 13th 2014, 9:58 PM 8,171 Views 90 Comments

The police moved to clarify their position on the flying of flags after reports that it would clamp down on flags in Ballynafeigh.

# flags - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Opinion: In Northern Ireland, we are literally lurching from crisis to crisis
# Column
# Column

Opinion: In Northern Ireland, we are literally lurching from crisis to crisis

May 11th 2014, 7:30 PM 36 Views 115 Comments

David McCann says now is the time for action from Dublin and London who should intervene and assist political leaders in Northern Ireland.

# flags - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Richard Haass is coming to Dublin for Northern Ireland talks
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Richard Haass is coming to Dublin for Northern Ireland talks

May 8th 2014, 11:10 AM 4,702 Views 30 Comments

Eamon Gilmore scheduled the meeting with Haass when he spoke with him on Monday.

# flags - Monday 5 May, 2014

Tánaiste asks for no more comments on Gerry Adams case
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Tánaiste asks for no more comments on Gerry Adams case

May 5th 2014, 7:09 AM 12,250 Views 69 Comments

Eamon Gilmore also called for a ‘renewed commitment’ to the peace process.

# flags - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Armed men seize Ukraine regional government buildings, hoist Russian flags

Feb 27th 2014, 7:52 AM 9,007 Views 123 Comments

Up to 50 men with weapons marched into the buildings in the Crimea region overnight. Regional leaders have said they will “take measures”.

# flags - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Column: Removing sectarian murals for visitors? It's sweeping problems under the carpet
# Giro D'Italia
# Giro D'Italia

Column: Removing sectarian murals for visitors? It's sweeping problems under the carpet

Feb 18th 2014, 12:45 PM 58 Views 40 Comments

Some are suggesting murals and flags should be removed along the Giro d’Italia route in Northern Ireland, but that’s just avoiding the real problem, writes Peter Osborne.

# flags - Saturday 8 February, 2014

What is the protocol for handling an Irish flag?
# Flying High
# Flying High

What is the protocol for handling an Irish flag?

Feb 8th 2014, 4:29 PM 57,297 Views 111 Comments

It’s a symbol of who we are, but how should we handle it?

# flags - Monday 3 February, 2014

Unionist MLA hit his wife, not police - report
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Unionist MLA hit his wife, not police - report

Feb 3rd 2014, 8:45 PM 12,755 Views 27 Comments

Michael Copeland’s wife was struck during a protest in August, but reports say that PSNI footage shows him delivering the blow accidentally.

# flags - Friday 17 January, 2014

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks

Jan 17th 2014, 9:09 AM 8,102 Views 127 Comments

Comments by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness in relation to some of the unionist influence over the Haass talks have angered the leader of the DUP.

# flags - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Column: Failure of Haass talks highlights two serious problems in modern Northern Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Failure of Haass talks highlights two serious problems in modern Northern Ireland

Jan 2nd 2014, 1:30 PM 28 Views 89 Comments

The ‘silo mentality’ of Stomont doesn’t solve controversial issues or give the public confidence in politics – and it’s the reason Haass came up against a brick wall when he tried to forge common ground, writes David McCann.

# flags - Monday 30 December, 2013

'Today is the last day in Belfast. Hope leaders seize it' - Haass urges progress as deadline looms
# Deadline Day
# Deadline Day

'Today is the last day in Belfast. Hope leaders seize it' - Haass urges progress as deadline looms

Dec 30th 2013, 1:00 PM 6,185 Views 51 Comments

The final day of negotiations began at 10am this morning.

# flags - Sunday 29 December, 2013

No all-party talks today as Haass sets agreement deadline of noon, Monday
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

No all-party talks today as Haass sets agreement deadline of noon, Monday

Dec 29th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,053 Views 19 Comments

A deal must be reached tomorrow, says the former US diplomat.

# flags - Friday 27 December, 2013

Agreement in Haass talks 'is possible' - Adams
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Agreement in Haass talks 'is possible' - Adams

Dec 27th 2013, 10:08 AM 5,107 Views 25 Comments

Richard Haass left Belfast on Tuesday, but says the effort involved in coming back this weekend is justified.

# flags - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

'Bed push' parade in Belfast must not pass Ardoyne area
# Parade
# Parade

'Bed push' parade in Belfast must not pass Ardoyne area

Dec 4th 2013, 3:32 PM 12,350 Views 99 Comments

The parade is part of a fundraising drive to send IRA victims to Libya where the government there said it will pass on information about former cooperation with the terrorist organisation.

# flags - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls
# Interview
# Interview

Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls

Oct 16th 2013, 7:58 AM 6,394 Views 25 Comments

Transcript of 2009 interview revelas that the BBC presenter brushed off and dismissed allegations made against him.

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