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#Half Mast

# half-mast - Monday 12 September, 2016

Flag flying at half mast at Limerick City Hall for Ailish Sheehan
# Mark Of Respect
# Mark Of Respect

Flag flying at half mast at Limerick City Hall for Ailish Sheehan

Sep 12th 2016, 1:17 PM 17,818 Views 5 Comments

The champion Irish rower died last week after an accident in Poland.

# half-mast - 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 16,018 Views 73 Comments

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

# half-mast - Friday 23 January, 2015

Some government buildings are flying their flags at half mast today
# Head Of State
# Head Of State

Some government buildings are flying their flags at half mast today

Jan 23rd 2015, 4:56 PM 20,155 Views 101 Comments

This was to mark the passing of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.

# half-mast - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Facebook joke about EU commissioner’s flag gaffe ‘not an official remark’
# Flagpalm
From The Daily Edge
# Flagpalm

Facebook joke about EU commissioner’s flag gaffe ‘not an official remark’

Sep 14th 2011, 1:54 PM 909 Views 1 Comment

A comment on the EC’s official Facebook page, saying Gunther Oettinger has “form in the foot in mouth department”, was a joke.

German commissioner insists he doesn’t support ‘half-mast’ idea
# Flagged
# Flagged

German commissioner insists he doesn’t support ‘half-mast’ idea

Sep 14th 2011, 11:51 AM 1,704 Views 15 Comments

Gunther Oettinger says lowering the flags of “default sinners” is an idea already out there – and that he didn’t say he supports it.

# half-mast - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Germany’s EU commissioner wants Irish flag flown at half-mast
# Deficit Sinners
# Deficit Sinners

Germany’s EU commissioner wants Irish flag flown at half-mast

Sep 13th 2011, 1:27 PM 10,653 Views 157 Comments

Günther Oettinger wants the flags of ‘deficit sinner’ countries – including Ireland – to be at half-mast at all EU institutions.