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#Union Jack

# union-jack - Monday 31 August, 2020

From The42 Jack Grealish wins England call-up for Nations League double-header Mane Man

Jack Grealish wins England call-up for Nations League double-header

The former Ireland underage star replaces Marcus Rashford for the Three Lions.

# union-jack - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

The Union Jack over Leinster House? SF says it must be open to new ideas around symbolism

Pearse Doherty said he couldn’t see the day when the union flag would fly overhead, but said all views must be accomodated.

# union-jack - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From The42 'I felt more English than Irish' - Jack Grealish explains allegiance switch Union Jack

'I felt more English than Irish' - Jack Grealish explains allegiance switch

The midfielder says that he was not expecting his decision to play for England instead of Ireland to be so big.

# union-jack - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

New Zealand could have chosen itself a pretty crazy flag design

The people picking the short list were clearly no craic at all.

# union-jack - 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.

# union-jack - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Fiji is removing the Union Jack from its flag

It wants a flag more representative of its nation.

# union-jack - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge There's a guy leading a group of tourists up Grafton Street with a Union Jack False Flag Op

# union-jack - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

From The42 Arrests made as Union Jack is raised at Tallaght Stadium by Linfield fans Jack The Lads

Arrests made as Union Jack is raised at Tallaght Stadium by Linfield fans

Shamrock Rovers did not allow the off-field antics distract them from a 4-1 win.

# union-jack - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Australian academic proposes adoption of new national flag

John Blaxland reckons his proposed flag could replace three different flags currently in use in Australia.

# union-jack - 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.

# union-jack - 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.

# union-jack - Monday 17 December, 2012

Loyalists plan protests across North over new policy on Union flag

At least 21 peaceful protests are planned for 6pm this evening, in moves that could hamper commuters across NI.

# union-jack - Monday 10 December, 2012

Officer escapes after police van attacked in 'attempted murder'

There was more violence in Northern Ireland this evening as politicians urged calm on the streets of Belfast.

# union-jack - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Column: Yes, centenaries are tourism gold but let's not forget our past for a quick buck

Tour guide John Gibney says Ireland should recognise the events being marked over the coming years as vital parts of our heritage, and not just as opportunities for tourism.

# union-jack - Monday 2 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Bank Holiday Monday

In tonight’s Fix: Protesters take over Nama building, fire at a Dublin church, and should we be flying the Union Jack?

Poll: Should the Union Jack be flown in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Union Jack be flown in Ireland?

A new report suggests that flying the UK flag would help boost tourism. So do you think we should?

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges

The proposal is part of a document proposing radical ways to reverse the decline in Ireland’s share of world tourism.

# union-jack - 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.