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# flag - Saturday 12 June, 2021

'A despicable act': Waterford Pride flags removed for the second time

'A despicable act': Waterford Pride flags removed for the second time

Jun 12th 2021, 4:30 PM 41,456 Views 0 Comments

A local LGBT+ group is urging the public to fly the rainbow flag from their home as a show of support.

# flag - Saturday 8 December, 2018

'We have to take safety seriously' - Bath apologise for confiscating Leinster flags
# Waved Away
From The42
# Waved Away

'We have to take safety seriously' - Bath apologise for confiscating Leinster flags

Dec 8th 2018, 3:44 PM 13,468 Views 31 Comments

The English Premiership side said the flags were ‘tested against three safety criteria and failed all three, including fire’.

# flag - Saturday 28 July, 2018

South Dublin Council won't be flying the Vatican flag, but this Texaco is
# Papal Flag
# Papal Flag

South Dublin Council won't be flying the Vatican flag, but this Texaco is

Jul 28th 2018, 10:30 AM 27,040 Views 85 Comments

Councillors voted down a motion to fly the papal flag over county hall during the Pope’s visit in August.

# flag - Monday 23 April, 2018

Can You Name All Of These Flags Of The World?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Can You Name All Of These Flags Of The World?

Apr 23rd 2018, 8:00 AM 8,287 Views 3 Comments

Time to brush up on your Geography.

# flag - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Controversy as huge flag blocks VAR camera, allowing offside goal to stand
# Chaotic Scenes
From The42
# Chaotic Scenes

Controversy as huge flag blocks VAR camera, allowing offside goal to stand

Feb 7th 2018, 11:30 AM 7,812 Views 2 Comments

There was mass confusion in Portugal last night.

# flag - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Poll: Should the Catalan flag be flown over Dublin's City Hall?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Should the Catalan flag be flown over Dublin's City Hall?

Nov 2nd 2017, 8:47 AM 56,533 Views 257 Comments

A vote will be held this morning on whether the flag should be flown as a gesture of solidarity.

# flag - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Dallas Cowboys become latest team to take a knee in opposition to Trump
# Arizona
# Arizona

Dallas Cowboys become latest team to take a knee in opposition to Trump

Sep 26th 2017, 7:40 AM 33,508 Views 192 Comments

The team’s players knelt before the national anthem last night, before standing and locking arms with owner Jerry Jones during the song itself.

# flag - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Dublin GAA supporters are planning to boycott all retail outlets in Croke Park after banning of flag
# Boycott
From The42
# Boycott

Dublin GAA supporters are planning to boycott all retail outlets in Croke Park after banning of flag

Jul 26th 2017, 12:14 PM 56,658 Views 115 Comments

Dublin will face Armagh, Down or Monaghan in their All-Ireland quarter-final next Saturday in Croke Park.

# flag - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Queen Elizabeth might have given a subtle nod to the EU with her hat
# Yas Queen
# Yas Queen

Queen Elizabeth might have given a subtle nod to the EU with her hat

Jun 21st 2017, 1:30 PM 42,637 Views 72 Comments

We see what you did there.

# flag - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'I can't stop crying': Tributes after rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker dies aged 65
# RIP
# RIP

'I can't stop crying': Tributes after rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker dies aged 65

Apr 1st 2017, 3:17 PM 14,751 Views 13 Comments

The former soldier was heavily involved within the San Francisco LGBT rights movement.

# flag - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Mickey Harte says GAA flag and anthem changes a possibility
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

Mickey Harte says GAA flag and anthem changes a possibility

Jan 3rd 2017, 9:21 AM 5,520 Views 18 Comments

The Tyrone boss believes the move could happen “when the time is right”.

# flag - Sunday 11 December, 2016

A massive chunk of the 1916 Jacob's Tricolour has been handed back to Ireland
# Flag Of Our Fathers
# Flag Of Our Fathers

A massive chunk of the 1916 Jacob's Tricolour has been handed back to Ireland

Dec 11th 2016, 2:16 PM 17,541 Views 28 Comments

The Jacob’s Tricolour was made after the GPO flag had been either shot or burnt down.

# flag - Monday 12 September, 2016

Flag flying at half mast at Limerick City Hall for Ailish Sheehan
# Mark Of Respect
# Mark Of Respect

Flag flying at half mast at Limerick City Hall for Ailish Sheehan

Sep 12th 2016, 1:17 PM 17,882 Views 5 Comments

The champion Irish rower died last week after an accident in Poland.

# flag - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'How can the FAI have jurisdiction in Serbia?' Fan quizzed over anti-Delaney flag
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'How can the FAI have jurisdiction in Serbia?' Fan quizzed over anti-Delaney flag

Sep 8th 2016, 2:00 PM 42,908 Views 39 Comments

Zeno Kelly said was he stopped by an FAI official outside Monday’s qualifier in Belgrade.

# flag - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Celtic fans raise over €50,000 for Palestinian charities
# Donation
From The42
# Donation

Celtic fans raise over €50,000 for Palestinian charities

Aug 23rd 2016, 9:29 AM 4,917 Views 12 Comments

The money raised will be distributed to Medical Aid Palestine.

# flag - Monday 18 July, 2016

Nice attacker had "a clear interest in the radical jihadist movement"
# Motives
# Motives

Nice attacker had "a clear interest in the radical jihadist movement"

Jul 18th 2016, 7:43 PM 19,191 Views 70 Comments

French police have released some details of the investigation.

# flag - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Some legend has brought a Marty Morrissey flag to Glastonbury
# Glasto
From The42
# Glasto

Some legend has brought a Marty Morrissey flag to Glastonbury

Jun 25th 2016, 6:09 PM 6,141 Views 7 Comments

Marty Morrissey in space, to be exact. We wouldn’t expect anything less.

Some legend has brought a Marty Morrissey flag to Glastonbury
# Glasto
From The Daily Edge
# Glasto

Some legend has brought a Marty Morrissey flag to Glastonbury

Jun 25th 2016, 5:00 PM 6,960 Views 3 Comments

Marty Morrissey in space, to be exact. We wouldn’t expect anything less.

# flag - Monday 13 June, 2016

Facebook apologises for accidentally declaring the Philippines at war
# Whoops
# Whoops

Facebook apologises for accidentally declaring the Philippines at war

Jun 13th 2016, 4:20 PM 11,028 Views 4 Comments

A message designed to promote Independence Day showed an upside-down flag, a sign that the country is at war.

# flag - 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 5,071 Views 0 Comments

Nooooo!

# flag - Thursday 24 March, 2016

New Zealanders vote to keep current flag in €15.7 million referendum
# The Union Jack Remains
# The Union Jack Remains

New Zealanders vote to keep current flag in €15.7 million referendum

Mar 24th 2016, 8:15 AM 27,523 Views 105 Comments

The country’s prime minister had backed an alternative design.

# flag - Friday 1 January, 2016

Does St Patrick deserve his own flag? An enterprising Kerryman thought he did
# Patron Saint
# Patron Saint

Does St Patrick deserve his own flag? An enterprising Kerryman thought he did

Jan 1st 2016, 7:30 PM 12,788 Views 55 Comments

The government wouldn’t support the idea.

# flag - Friday 11 December, 2015

New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one

Dec 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 37,592 Views 72 Comments

Unfortunately it’s not this one.

# flag - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Bearded hipsters may rethink lifestyle choices - after being mistaken for ISIS
# Bearded Villains
# Bearded Villains

Bearded hipsters may rethink lifestyle choices - after being mistaken for ISIS

Oct 13th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,186 Views 22 Comments

The Bearded Villains, a club of, well, bearded men, were mistaken for Islamic State soldiers by Swedish police.

# flag - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Why did Islamic State choose this flag and what does it mean?
# Shahada
# Shahada

Why did Islamic State choose this flag and what does it mean?

Oct 10th 2015, 7:30 AM 20,886 Views 82 Comments

“They created a logo with an insanely powerful force, and completely trivialised it.”

# flag - Friday 11 September, 2015

Ireland backs vote as Palestinian flag set to fly over United Nations
# Passed
# Passed

Ireland backs vote as Palestinian flag set to fly over United Nations

Sep 11th 2015, 12:21 PM 11,497 Views 120 Comments

Palestine and the Vatican are the only two observer states in the UN.

# flag - 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 41,692 Views 185 Comments

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

# flag - Monday 10 August, 2015

Could New Zealanders be ditching the Union Jack for this flag? It's on a list of 40 choices
# Up The Pole
# Up The Pole

Could New Zealanders be ditching the Union Jack for this flag? It's on a list of 40 choices

Aug 10th 2015, 4:38 PM 21,170 Views 89 Comments

There are two referendums planned in the next seven months.

# flag - Friday 10 July, 2015

Putin's party launches a 'flag for straights’ to combat 'gay fever'
# Real Family
# Real Family

Putin's party launches a 'flag for straights’ to combat 'gay fever'

Jul 10th 2015, 2:30 PM 21,090 Views 229 Comments

Because Russia.

# flag - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Here's why you should think twice before sharing that Kim Kardashian sex tape flag
# Slut Shaming
From The Daily Edge
# Slut Shaming

Here's why you should think twice before sharing that Kim Kardashian sex tape flag

Jun 28th 2015, 5:14 PM 15,453 Views 6 Comments

The flag features a screenshot from Kardashian’s sex tape and was waved at Glastonbury last night.

CNN mistakes Pride flag covered in dildos for ISIS flag
# Oh My
# Oh My

CNN mistakes Pride flag covered in dildos for ISIS flag

Jun 28th 2015, 2:35 PM 46,273 Views 99 Comments

It was a very unnerving sight, they said.

# flag - Monday 22 June, 2015

What is the Confederate flag and why is it still flying?
# Charleston
# Charleston

What is the Confederate flag and why is it still flying?

Jun 22nd 2015, 8:00 PM 25,050 Views 55 Comments

The flag has been much debated in the aftermath of the Charleston church shooting.

# flag - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Police investigate after Irish tricolour raised over Stormont
# Flag
# Flag

Police investigate after Irish tricolour raised over Stormont

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:48 PM 32,249 Views 161 Comments

Construction work is currently taking place on the roof of the building.

# flag - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016

Mar 24th 2015, 9:15 PM 37,502 Views 143 Comments

That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.

# flag - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Albania PM's brother arrested as Euro qualifier abandoned
# Disruption
From The42
# Disruption

Albania PM's brother arrested as Euro qualifier abandoned

Oct 15th 2014, 12:05 AM 18,814 Views 11 Comments

There was noticeable tension in the air during tonight’s clash between these two rivals.

# flag - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Stuart Byrne column: €18k fine for Dundalk is extreme but a punishment was merited
# Politics
From The42
# Politics

Stuart Byrne column: €18k fine for Dundalk is extreme but a punishment was merited

Aug 26th 2014, 7:39 PM 4,029 Views 15 Comments

The Lilywhites were sanctioned by the European governing body over the weekend.

# flag - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour
# Conflict
# Conflict

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour

Jul 19th 2014, 8:25 PM 44,918 Views 418 Comments

People Before Profit’s Hugh Lewis said constituents had contacted him, saying the were “disgusted” that the flag was flying at a time of such conflict.

# flag - Friday 13 June, 2014

Belfast shop insists it's displaying Ivory Coast flag, NOT Ireland flag
# Linfield
From The Daily Edge
# Linfield

Belfast shop insists it's displaying Ivory Coast flag, NOT Ireland flag

Jun 13th 2014, 9:38 AM 15,102 Views 26 Comments

It’s gold, white and green, RIGHT?!

# flag - 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 60,435 Views 111 Comments

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

# flag - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

New Zealand is thinking about changing its flag
# Run It Up The Flagpole
# Run It Up The Flagpole

New Zealand is thinking about changing its flag

Jan 29th 2014, 9:15 AM 22,657 Views 103 Comments

Some people don’t like the current flag.

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