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# tricolour

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# Sinn Féin
McDonald says concessions around tricolour and anthem 'will be discussed' in united Ireland
Mary Lou McDonald said concessions to Unionists will be up for discussion in reaction to a recent opinion poll.
All time
# Tri Your best
Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's flag?
What have you learned about the tricolour?
# Flying High
First ever permanent exhibition on the Irish flag to open at GPO
The new exhibition opens later this month.
# flag raising
Illuminated and flown 24/7: Government Buildings' new plan for the tricolour
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said last year’s 1916 commemorations brought about a newfound respect for the tricolour.
# Family Fortunes
Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour
Thomas Meldon was one of three men who created the tricolour which flew at Jacob’s factory during the Easter Rising.
# Frecce Tricolori
Watch: Did you spot these jets flying low over Dublin city centre?
These Italian fighter jets flew down the Liffey, releasing tricolour smoke.
# tricolour on the head
These Irish fans were having serious craic behind a TV reporter after the match
Bless him.
# tricolour on the head
These Irish fans were having serious craic behind a Hungarian TV reporter after the match
Bless him.
# gold white and green
This Dublin pub was caught rapid flying the Ivory Coast flag
This Irish emigrant's stunning skydiving photos from Sydney will make you feel very patriotic
# green white and gold
Fan's tricolour depicts Jon Walters as another great Irish leader
The Stoke City man is dressed in full uniform as Michael Collins.
# Your Say
Poll: Should we scrap the tricolour and come up with a new Irish flag?
They’re replacing their national flag down in New Zealand. Is it something we can learn from?
# fanning the flames
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.
# tricolour
Should flags have been flown at half-mast for King Abdullah?
A review of when the national flag will be half-masted is taking place.
# 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…
# Flying High
What is the protocol for handling an Irish flag?
It’s a symbol of who we are, but how should we handle it?
# Pride
David Meyler shows off his tricolour shinpads after scoring against Liverpool
The Cork native paid a nice tribute to his family after putting Hull ahead at the KC Stadium.
# Lions 2013
12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia
Rugby fans from the Emerald Isle are doing the country proud Down Under.
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.
# Rio
'Nobody at 23 should be asked to make that decision' -- Harrington's sympathy for McIlroy's Olympic choice
‘There’s going to be no winner out of this one.’
# Loyalist protest
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.
# London 2012
London 2012: Katie Taylor to carry Irish flag at Olympic opening ceremony
The Bray boxer has been selected to lead Team Ireland in Friday’s showpiece.
# London 2012
Open thread: who should carry the tricolour at the Olympic opening ceremony?
A decision on Ireland’s Olympic flag bearer is expected to be announced later this afternoon. Who should get the job?
# tricolour
Governor of Montana to attend Waterford tricolour celebrations
The Governor of Montana is to travel to Waterford city for this year’s celebration of the unveiling of the Irish tricolour in 1848.
# Fly the flag
'Fly the flag' Facebook campaign launched to boost community spirit
Campaign organiser Tom Pollard says he hopes flying the tricolour more will encourage Irish people amidst the economic doom and gloom.
# Bastille Day
Zut alors! 7 reasons why you're as French as a string of onions
As France celebrates Bastille Day, reveals that we Irish are all French deep down. Here’s why.
# 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.
# Northern Ireland
Adams asks UUP leader to withdraw SF 'scum' remark
Tom Elliott infuriated Sinn Féin volunteers by calling them ‘scum’ at an election count on Saturday afternoon.
# flag row
Tricolour causes rift at St Patrick's Day parade
Carrying of flags banned at parade for past 25 years, but local Sinn Fein councillor brought one with him yesterday.