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# tricolour - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's flag?
# Tri Your Best
# Tri Your Best

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

Mar 7th 2018, 7:30 PM 29,874 Views 51 Comments

What have you learned about the tricolour?

# tricolour - Saturday 3 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 3rd 2018, 11:00 AM 10,746 Views 49 Comments

The new exhibition opens later this month.

# tricolour - Saturday 15 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 15th 2017, 7:15 AM 12,994 Views 44 Comments

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
# Family Fortunes
# Family Fortunes

Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour

Dec 6th 2016, 6:10 AM 16,868 Views 13 Comments

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?
# Frecce Tricolori
# Frecce Tricolori

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

Jul 21st 2016, 6:26 PM 25,991 Views 34 Comments

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

# tricolour - Monday 13 June, 2016

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

These Irish fans were having serious craic behind a TV reporter after the match

Jun 13th 2016, 7:39 PM 8,598 Views 1 Comment

Bless him.

These Irish fans were having serious craic behind a Hungarian TV reporter after the match
# Tricolour On The Head
From The42
# Tricolour On The Head

These Irish fans were having serious craic behind a Hungarian TV reporter after the match

Jun 13th 2016, 6:43 PM 5,816 Views 0 Comments

Bless him.

# tricolour - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

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

This Dublin pub was caught rapid flying the Ivory Coast flag

Apr 5th 2016, 11:56 AM 4,998 Views 0 Comments

Nooooo!

# tricolour - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 16th 2016, 1:45 PM 4,700 Views 1 Comment

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# tricolour - Friday 11 December, 2015

Fan's tricolour depicts Jon Walters as another great Irish leader
# Green White And Gold
From The42
# Green White And Gold

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

Dec 11th 2015, 1:19 PM 6,313 Views 21 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Aug 11th 2015, 8:05 PM 41,520 Views 185 Comments

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
# Fanning The Flames
# Fanning The Flames

PHOTOS: The world's most divisive and controversial flags

Jun 28th 2015, 7:30 AM 26,990 Views 29 Comments

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?
# Tricolour
# Tricolour

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

Feb 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,067 Views 73 Comments

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

# tricolour - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 19th 2014, 8:55 AM 4,049 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Flying High
# Flying High

What is the protocol for handling an Irish flag?

Feb 8th 2014, 4:29 PM 57,775 Views 111 Comments

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

# tricolour - Sunday 1 December, 2013

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

David Meyler shows off his tricolour shinpads after scoring against Liverpool

Dec 1st 2013, 5:18 PM 9,690 Views 5 Comments

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

# tricolour - Monday 1 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 1st 2013, 9:00 PM 23,144 Views 18 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Column: The Irish Government must help end the flag protests

Jan 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 100 Views 110 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 8th 2013, 6:22 PM 19,657 Views 115 Comments

‘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
# Loyalist Protest
# Loyalist Protest

Cross-party calls for loyalists to reconsider Dáil protest

Jan 7th 2013, 4:25 PM 10,647 Views 97 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 24th 2012, 4:20 PM 5,923 Views 41 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 24th 2012, 12:22 PM 6,675 Views 53 Comments

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
# Tricolour
# Tricolour

Governor of Montana to attend Waterford tricolour celebrations

Feb 19th 2012, 12:11 PM 3,679 Views 6 Comments

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
# Fly The Flag
# Fly The Flag

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

Feb 5th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,146 Views 138 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 14th 2011, 12:35 PM 2,883 Views 37 Comments

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

# tricolour - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

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

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

May 17th 2011, 11:56 AM 8,710 Views 13 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland

Adams asks UUP leader to withdraw SF 'scum' remark

May 9th 2011, 4:11 PM 789 Views 0 Comments

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
# Flag Row
# Flag Row

Tricolour causes rift at St Patrick's Day parade

Mar 18th 2011, 8:22 AM 2,072 Views 0 Comments

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