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#Half Mast

# half-mast - Monday 12 September, 2016

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

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?

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

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

# half-mast - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Facebook joke about EU commissioner’s flag gaffe ‘not an official remark’ Flagpalm This post contains images

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

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

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

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