Patricia Mac Bride: In a new Ireland we don't need to reinvent the flag, we simply need to rediscover it

Thomas Meagher, who designed the tricolour which first flew in 1848, said "the white in the centre signifies a lasting truce between orange and green".
Patricia MacBride
Today is Flag Day. I was alerted to this by an advertisement on the back of a Dublin bus last week. Yes, I admit, I didn't really know we had such a thing in Ireland although I do recall tricol[...]

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