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Ireland Flag

The explanation for the symbols of the Irish Flag

The flag of Ireland (Bhratach Náisiúnta) was adopted in 1922 and confirmed more formally in 1937. It consists in three vertical stripes: green - white - orange. During an uprising at Easter 1916, the republican movement Young Ireland uses it to mark its position in Dublin and elsewhere. They want a Republic of Ireland for the people. April 24, 1916, while Republicans demonstrate, a coup is launched: Republicans occupy the station, courthouse and central post office in Dublin. While men steal weapons from the British Army, women take care of food. Nearly 5,000 people were killed, injured or arrested. The uprising ended six days later. The flag will finally be chosen by the government to complete the national flag. It has a strong religious symbolism, because green represents the Catholic community, orange for the Protestants (through William 3rd’s victory over the Catholic Jacques II in 1690), and white the peace between both communities.

National Irish Flag

You can download it in different sizes, in a decidedly modern design for your personal use, or for wider use. Ireland's flag is available in 4 different sizes.

Large Irish flag

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Flag of Ireland
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  • Full name : Republic of Ireland
  • Currency in Ireland : Euro
  • Total area : 27,133 square miles
  • Capital of Ireland: Dublin
  • Biggest city : Dublin
  • Main Cities : Dublin, Cork, Dún Laoghaire
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  • Several sizes are available, use them ! The size L corresponds rather to use on a personal website or a powerpoint. Finally size XL is dedicated to large format printing and wallpapers.
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  • License for the flag: Free for personal use only, non-commercial use.