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#tricolour

# tricolour - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

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

What have you learned about the tricolour?

# tricolour - Saturday 3 February, 2018

First ever permanent exhibition on the Irish flag to open at GPO

The new exhibition opens later this month.

# tricolour - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Illuminated and flown 24/7: Government Buildings' new plan for the tricolour

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said last year’s 1916 commemorations brought about a newfound respect for the tricolour.

# tricolour - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour

Thomas Meldon was one of three men who created the tricolour which flew at Jacob’s factory during the Easter Rising.

# tricolour - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Watch: Did you spot these jets flying low over Dublin city centre?

These Italian fighter jets flew down the Liffey, releasing tricolour smoke.

# tricolour - Monday 13 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge These Irish fans were having serious craic behind a TV reporter after the match Tricolour On The Head

# tricolour - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Dublin pub was caught rapid flying the Ivory Coast flag Gold White And Green

# tricolour - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Irish emigrant's stunning skydiving photos from Sydney will make you feel very patriotic

# tricolour - Friday 11 December, 2015

Fan's tricolour depicts Jon Walters as another great Irish leader

The Stoke City man is dressed in full uniform as Michael Collins.

# tricolour - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Poll: Should we scrap the tricolour and come up with a new Irish flag? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we scrap the tricolour and come up with a new Irish flag?

They’re replacing their national flag down in New Zealand. Is it something we can learn from?

# tricolour - Sunday 28 June, 2015

PHOTOS: The world's most divisive and controversial flags

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

# tricolour - 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.

# tricolour - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Did the Plaza Hotel mix up the Irish and Indian flags on St Patrick's Day? Flegs

Did the Plaza Hotel mix up the Irish and Indian flags on St Patrick's Day?

There was a tricolour with a difference flying in front of the hotel…

# tricolour - Saturday 8 February, 2014

What is the protocol for handling an Irish flag?

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

# tricolour - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From The42 David Meyler shows off his tricolour shinpads after scoring against Liverpool Pride

David Meyler shows off his tricolour shinpads after scoring against Liverpool

The Cork native paid a nice tribute to his family after putting Hull ahead at the KC Stadium.

# tricolour - Monday 1 July, 2013

From The42 12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia Lions 2013

12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia

Rugby fans from the Emerald Isle are doing the country proud Down Under.

# tricolour - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Column: The Irish Government must help end the flag protests

The issue in the North over flying the Union Jack requires quiet diplomacy, not grandstanding or lecturing. It’s in everyone’s interest that Dublin help broker a deal, writes Michael Anderson.

# tricolour - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

From The42 'Nobody at 23 should be asked to make that decision' -- Harrington's sympathy for McIlroy's Olympic choice Rio

'Nobody at 23 should be asked to make that decision' -- Harrington's sympathy for McIlroy's Olympic choice

‘There’s going to be no winner out of this one.’

# tricolour - Monday 7 January, 2013

Cross-party calls for loyalists to reconsider Dáil protest

Around 150 loyalists plan to hold a protest outside Leinster House this Saturday sarcastically calling for the Irish flag to be taken down… even though it won’t be flying.

# tricolour - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

From The42 London 2012: Katie Taylor to carry Irish flag at Olympic opening ceremony London 2012

London 2012: Katie Taylor to carry Irish flag at Olympic opening ceremony

The Bray boxer has been selected to lead Team Ireland in Friday’s showpiece.

From The42 Open thread: who should carry the tricolour at the Olympic opening ceremony? London 2012

Open thread: who should carry the tricolour at the Olympic opening ceremony?

A decision on Ireland’s Olympic flag bearer is expected to be announced later this afternoon. Who should get the job?

# tricolour - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Governor of Montana to attend Waterford tricolour celebrations

The Governor of Montana is to travel to Waterford city for this year’s celebration of the unveiling of the Irish tricolour in 1848.

# tricolour - Sunday 5 February, 2012

'Fly the flag' Facebook campaign launched to boost community spirit

Campaign organiser Tom Pollard says he hopes flying the tricolour more will encourage Irish people amidst the economic doom and gloom.

# tricolour - Thursday 14 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Zut alors! 7 reasons why you're as French as a string of onions Bastille Day This post contains videos

Zut alors! 7 reasons why you're as French as a string of onions

As France celebrates Bastille Day, TheJournal.ie reveals that we Irish are all French deep down. Here’s why.

# tricolour - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Union Jack flies across from Government buildings as the Queen touches down Royal Visit

Union Jack flies across from Government buildings as the Queen touches down

The view from Leinster House shows the Union Jack flying next to the Tricolour to welcome Queen Elizabeth II.

# tricolour - Monday 9 May, 2011

Adams asks UUP leader to withdraw SF 'scum' remark Northern Ireland This post contains videos

Adams asks UUP leader to withdraw SF 'scum' remark

Tom Elliott infuriated Sinn Féin volunteers by calling them ‘scum’ at an election count on Saturday afternoon.

# tricolour - Friday 18 March, 2011

Tricolour causes rift at St Patrick's Day parade

Carrying of flags banned at parade for past 25 years, but local Sinn Fein councillor brought one with him yesterday.