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#Union Jack

# union-jack - Monday 31 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 31st 2020, 3:54 PM 11,324 Views 24 Comments

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
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

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

Sep 4th 2018, 11:48 AM 33,660 Views 117 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 6th 2016, 1:59 PM 10,257 Views 53 Comments

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
# New Flag
# New Flag

New Zealand could have chosen itself a pretty crazy flag design

Aug 12th 2015, 9:09 AM 28,492 Views 18 Comments

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
# Fanning The Flames
# Fanning The Flames

PHOTOS: The world's most divisive and controversial flags

Jun 28th 2015, 7:30 AM 26,871 Views 29 Comments

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
# Hit The Road Jack
# Hit The Road Jack

Fiji is removing the Union Jack from its flag

Feb 3rd 2015, 1:20 PM 15,355 Views 101 Comments

It wants a flag more representative of its nation.

# union-jack - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

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

There's a guy leading a group of tourists up Grafton Street with a Union Jack

Oct 7th 2014, 11:36 AM 7,418 Views 22 Comments

Trolling level: Boss.

# union-jack - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 5th 2013, 9:08 AM 20,276 Views 79 Comments

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
# Australia
# Australia

Australian academic proposes adoption of new national flag

Jan 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,559 Views 87 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Column: The Irish Government must help end the flag protests

Jan 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 94 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.

# union-jack - 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 10,643 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.

# union-jack - Monday 17 December, 2012

Loyalists plan protests across North over new policy on Union flag
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Loyalists plan protests across North over new policy on Union flag

Dec 17th 2012, 2:30 PM 10,685 Views 135 Comments

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'
# Belfast
# Belfast

Officer escapes after police van attacked in 'attempted murder'

Dec 10th 2012, 9:28 PM 12,579 Views 28 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jan 29th 2012, 6:00 PM 12 Views 49 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Bank Holiday Monday

Jan 2nd 2012, 7:48 PM 7,550 Views 4 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Union Jack be flown in Ireland?

Jan 2nd 2012, 2:33 PM 20,290 Views 274 Comments

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
# Fly The Flag
# Fly The Flag

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges

Jan 2nd 2012, 2:07 PM 6,275 Views 96 Comments

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

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 8,691 Views 34 Comments

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