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Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's flag?

What have you learned about the tricolour?

TODAY MARKS 170 years since the tricolour was first flown.

But throughout that time, what have you learned about our national flag?

Where was the flag first flown?
Dublin
Waterford

Cork
Galway
According to official guidance, is it ok to have a green, white and gold flag?
Yes
No
Where should the flag go in any formation (when being looked at)?
The middle on the lowest pole
To the right on any pole

Beside the county flag on the highest pole
On the left on the highest pole
Is this ok?
Yes
No
The flag was first flown by Young Irelanders leader Thomas Francis Meagher in 1848. But who gave it to him?
Thomas Davis
A group of French women

Jane Wilde
A Spanish ship's captain
How much wider should the flag be than it is tall?
Equal
Half

Twice
Three times
Which section of the flag should be largest?
Green
White

Orange
They're all the same
Is it against protocol to put the flag on a coffin?
Yes
No
Despite being flown in 1848, the flag wasn't officially adopted until later. When?
1921
1919

1922
1916
Which buildings are obliged to fly the flag?
Government departments
All state buildings

Leinster House and Government Buildings
None
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top Dog
Pawsitively perfect
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Clever Cat!
Almost purrfect
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Fintastic
Flippin good!
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What are ewe doing!?
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Turtley Awful!
Shell of a bad effort!
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