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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Flegs

All time
# the good information project
Will debates about the Irish flag obscure the dialogue around a united Ireland?
Polling carried out by The Journal found it may be a red line issue.
# Flegs
DUP blasts 'disgraceful' Ireland/Northern Ireland flag mix-up as BBC issues apology
The programme had been reporting on the differing quarantine advice that exists in different parts of the UK.
# fun with flags
Kem from Love Island was absolutely blasted for announcing a Belfast club night with an Irish flag
Just don’t use flags when it comes to Ireland.
# gold white and green
This Dublin pub was caught rapid flying the Ivory Coast flag
Nooooo!
# Flegs
DUP and UUP fanned flames of violent flag riots but lost control
Research from Queen’s says the parties did more than anyone to heighten tensions.
# false flag op
There's a guy leading a group of tourists up Grafton Street with a Union Jack
Trolling level: Boss.
# Flegs
PSNI called after Ryder Cup EU flag mistaken for 'terrorist' flag
The flag was put up in Rory McIlroy’s Co Down hometown to celebrate Europe’s win in the Ryder Cup.
# 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…
# Deadline Day
'Today is the last day in Belfast. Hope leaders seize it' - Haass urges progress as deadline looms
The final day of negotiations began at 10am this morning.
# Northern Ireland
PSNI encouraged by latest union flag protest in Belfast
Protestors today did not try to “parade unlawfully into the city centre” – a move welcomed by police authorities.
# Protests
Timeline: How the flags drama unfolded in Northern Ireland
It began with a vote and ended with burnt-out offices, dozens of injuries and arrests, and a sense that a fragile peace had been disrupted.
# Northern Ireland
Nearly four-fifths of NI voters would choose to stay in UK
A poll commissioned by the BBC shows that when undecideds are excluded, the North would vote 79-21 to stay in the Union.
# Flegs
Union flag pages under review as Facebook receives court order
A number of protest pages are currently unavailable in the UK as Facebook carries out its investigation.
# Flegs
Gilmore pledges to ‘repair damage done’ as a result of flag protests
The Tánaiste was in Belfast today to meet with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers, along with the First Minister and Deputy First Minister.
# Flegs
PHOTOS: 29 PSNI injured after latest night of violence in Northern Ireland
The Chief Constable of the PSNI, Matt Baggott, said that those under his control had been ‘courageous’ in their actions.
# Violence
Adams: The vast majority of the Belfast protests are illegal
Gerry Adams said most of the protests are being organised by the BNP, the UVF and criminal elements, and need to end.
# unrest
PHOTOS: Sixteen police officers hurt in Belfast clashes
Meanwhile Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said the violence is nothing to do with flags and is being orchestrated by “known criminals” intent on causing chaos.
# Flegs
Fourth night of violence in East Belfast as flag protests continue
A 38-year-old who was arrested on Saturday will meanwhile appear in court charged with possession of a gun.
# Protests
Northern Ireland leaders to meet over flag clashes
The heads of the five main political parties will meet to discuss the unrest across Northern Ireland over the past two and a half weeks.
# tensions
Children among 15 arrested during protests across Northern Ireland
An 11-year-old, a 12-year-old and two 13-year-olds were among those arrest after disorder broke out at loyalist protests last night.
# Northern Ireland
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.