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  IRELAND FACTS AND HISTORY (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Judicial authority in Ireland is vested in a supreme court, a high court, a court of criminal appeal, and circuit and district courts.
By the terms of the treaty, all of Ireland except the six counties constituting Northern Ireland was to receive dominion status identical with that of Canada.
Republic of Ireland, On Easter Monday, April 18, 1949, by the terms of the Republic of Ireland Bill approved by the Dáil in November 1948, Eire became the Republic of Ireland, formally free of allegiance to the British crown and the Commonwealth of Nations.
www.angelfire.com.cob-web.org:8888 /ca/irelandhistory/1998.html   (5493 words)

  
 Irish Flag
The color orange is associated with Northern Irish Protestants because of William of Orange (William III), the King of England, Scotland, and Ireland who in 1690 defeated the deposed King James II, a Roman Catholic, in the fateful Battle of the Boyne near Dublin.
For centuries the green flag of Ireland was a thing accurst and hated by the English garrison in Ireland, as it is still in their inmost hearts...
Although it was not adopted as the national flag of Ireland until independence from Britain on December 6, 1921, the Tricolour was first unfurled in public on March 7, 1848, by the militant nationalist Thomas Francis Meagher
www.infoplease.com /spot/irishflag1.html   (481 words)

  
 Ireland Now Castles to Shamrocks An Exploration of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This confusion arose in the 1916-22 period when the tricolour (the current national flag and ensign), which had previously been quite a marginal and little-known flag, was supplanting the Green Flag (the current jack) as the principal national emblem.
Green and gold, the colours of the Green Flag, were regarded as the national colours throughout the nineteenth century and some of the home-made tricolours from the 1916-22 period were in fact green, white and gold.
The flag was first introduced by Thomas Francis Meagher during the revolutionary year of 1848 as an emblem of the Young Ireland movement, and it was often seen displayed at meetings alongside the French tricolour.
www.ireland-now.com /flags.html   (330 words)

  
 National flag of Ireland History & Facts
The national flag is a tricolour of green, white and orange vertical stripe with the green next to the staff.
Green and gold, the colours of the Green Flag, were regarded as the national colours throughout the nineteenth century and some of the homemade tricolours from the 1916-22 period were green, white and gold.
It was not until the Rising of 1916, that the tricolour came to be regarded as the national flag.
www.proud2beirish.com /National-Flag.htm   (369 words)

  
 darachweb Northen Ireland and Green Flag
The flag was carried in the rebellions of 1798 and 1803 and it achieved popular acceptance as a national flag.
The flag was used during the widespread peaceful agitations for 'Repeal' of the act of union in the 1830s and 1840s but was viewed as a seditious emblem by the British authorities.
The Northern Ireland flag was introduced in 1953 but it is a banner of arms which had been used by the government of Northern Ireland since 1925.
www.darachweb.com /flags/OtherIrish.html   (705 words)

  
 Ireland: Green Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Young Ireland rebellion of 1848 was quite a small affair and the tricolour flag was largely forgotten until the twentieth century.
Both the Green Flag and the tricolour were used by the insurgents in 1916, but in the period after the rebellion the republican separatists in Sinn Féin tended to use the tricolour while their rivals in the Irish Parliamentary Party (which advocated 'Home Rule' for Ireland within the United Kingdom) used the Green Flag exclusively.
According to Hayes-McCoy the flag was of green poplin bordered with gilt braid and fringe.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ie-green.html   (1979 words)

  
 Ireland
Speeches made at that time by the Young Ireland leader Thomas Francis Meagher suggest that it was regarded as an innovation and not as the revival of an older flag.
The use of the Irish tricolour flag in the period 1922-39 was almost entirely confined to the territory of the Irish Free State.
The orange colour is associated with the Protestants in Ulster and that derived from William III (of the House of Orange and originally the Stadtholder of the Netherlands) who defeated the Irish Catholics at the Battle of the Boyne somewhere in the late 1600s.
flagspot.net /flags/ie.html   (1910 words)

  
 Ireland flag (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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ireland-flag.gahin.com.cob-web.org:8888   (2436 words)

  
 Flag of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Contrary to myth, the tricolour was not the actual flag of the Easter Rising, although it had been flown from the GPO; that flag was in fact a green flag with a harp and the words "Irish Republic".
In 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated northeast becoming Northern Ireland, while later, in 1922, the remainder of Ireland seceded from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland as the Irish Free State.
Thus it is this flag and the Union Jack that are flown by unionists, while the tricolour is often used to represent nationalist defiance.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Ireland   (1659 words)

  
 Flags of Ireland:The Tricolor Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is used as the civil and state flag and as the civil and naval ensign.
The white in the centre signifies a lasting truce between the 'Orange' and the 'Green', and I trust that beneath its folds the hands of the Irish Protestant and the Irish Catholic may be clasped in generous and heroic brotherhood.
Although the Volunteers used the Tricolour and the Green Flag side by side, the two flags came to be associated with the supporters of Sinn Féin and of the Irish Parliamentary Party respectively during the turbulent period following the rising.
www.irishclans.com /flags/tricolor.html   (397 words)

  
 Ireland: Green Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
By about 1880 or so the Green Flag had become officially tolerated to the extent that one was no longer likely to be arrested for displaying it, but it never had any official status and was always seen as a nationalist emblem.
I think it may a different flag, but there is a similar flag, without the fringe or motto, in the Border Regiment Museum in Carlisle Castle.
Some 1798 insurgent's Green Flags here: http://www.iol.ie/~98com/flags.htm and information on their use and the often hasty manner in which they were produced (the women, we hear, did not limit themselves to flag-making).
www.fotw.us /flags/ie-green.html   (1779 words)

  
 The Republic of Ireland Flag - World Flags 101 - Irelandian Flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The flag of Ireland consists of three equal sized vertical stripes - the left stripe is green; the middle one is white; and the right stripe is orange.
Another one states the orange color is associated with the Protestants in Ulster and those that derived from William III who defeated the Irish Catholics at the Battle of the Boyne in the late 1600s.
The Irish flag was adopted on December 29, 1937.
www.worldflags101.com /i/ireland-flag.aspx   (386 words)

  
 Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, is often unofficially referred to as "The North" (by nationalists and residents in the Republic of Ireland), "the Six Counties," by nationalists, and "Ulster," by unionists (although the historic province of Ulster also includes the counties Donegal, Cavan, and Monaghan, which are in the Republic).
The GAA is organised on an all-Ireland basis with all 32 counties competing; traditionally, counties first compete within their province, in the provincial championships, and the winners then compete in the All-Ireland senior hurling or football championships.
Ireland's largest religious group is the Roman Catholic Church (about 70% for the entire island, and over 90% for the Republic), and most of the rest of the population adhere to one of the various Protestant denominations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ireland   (7205 words)

  
 Ireland World Flags - Ireland Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A peace settlement for Northern Ireland, known as the Good Friday Agreement and approved in 1998, is currently being implemented.
Ireland is a small, modern, trade-dependent economy with growth averaging a robust 8% in 1995-2002.
Ireland joined in launching the euro currency system in January 1999 along with 10 other EU nations.
www.flagsofworld.com /worldflags/ireland.shtml   (418 words)

  
 State Flag of Northern Ireland
This illustration of the Northern Ireland Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Each flag design is recreated according to official design, color and size ratio specifications from the specific country (if available).
Our flag illustrations are used by major book publishers, magazines, government agencies, international organizations, professional sports associations, international companies and professional designers around the world.
www.flagart.com /flags/northern-ireland-s.htm   (449 words)

  
 National Flag of Ireland
This illustration of the Ireland Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
www.flagart.com /flags/ireland.htm   (443 words)

  
 GOTI - Flags of Ireland:The Green Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This was the unofficial national flag of Ireland from 1798 until the early years of this century.
The Green Flag was widely carried during the rebellion of 1798 - often with the motto of the United Irishmen, 'Éire go brágh' ('Ireland forever'), below the harp.
It was used by the followers of Daniel O'Connell, by the Fenians (for the most part), and by the supporters of Home Rule from the time of Parnell until the collapse of the Irish Parliamentary Party in 1918.
www.irishclans.com /flags/green.html   (274 words)

  
 Irish national Flag, Arms and Anthem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Republic of Ireland Act of 1948 provides for the description of the State as the Republic of Ireland but this provision has not changed the usage Ireland as the name of the State in the English language.
The national flag of Ireland is a tricolour of green, white and orange.
The flag was first introduced by Thomas Francis Meagher during the revolutionary year of 1848 as an emblem of the Young Ireland movement, and it was often seen at meetings alongside the French tricolour
www.ireland-information.com /reference/flag.htm   (656 words)

  
 Ireland Flags from 4in x 6in to 5ft x 8ft
These flags are the made to the highest standards in the USA.
These Ireland flags look great both outdoors and indoors, and are 100% US made.
We stock the Ireland flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
www.united-states-flag.com /world-ireland.html   (467 words)

  
 The Irish Flag : Fantasy-Ireland
The three vertical stripes on this flag are a visual reminder of Ireland's political landscape.
The tricolour flag symbolizes the two opposing groups in Ireland, and the hope of lasting peace between them.
The orange stripe on the Irish flag represents the Protestants of Northern Ireland, or the Loyalists, who remain loyal subjects to the Crown in the United Kingdom.
www.fantasy-ireland.com /Irish-flag.html   (425 words)

  
 Irish Flag - Flag Of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
If you would like to use this flag of Ireland or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Ireland or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Ireland or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_ireland.shtml   (273 words)

  
 Family Research in Ireland -- UK Genealogy .co.uk
This page covers resources for the whole of Ireland, if you are looking for information on a specific county use the county links.
Any member of the list can post a message, which will be received by all the other members in either list mode (every individual message separately) or digest mode (a number of messages in one e-mail).
The three letter codes next to each county are Chapman Codes, and are accepted as standard abbreviations in genealogy.
www.ukgenealogy.co.uk /ireland.htm   (311 words)

  
 ireland flag and description
The flag of Ireland was officially adopted on January 21, 1919.
Green is representative of Catholics; orange is representative of Protestants, and the white is symbolic of the union of both.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.graphicmaps.com /webimage/flags/countrys/europe/ireland.htm   (186 words)

  
 Ireland's Flag - EnchantedLearning.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Republic of Ireland's flag is made of three equal-sized rectangles of orange, white, and green (this type of flag is called a tricolor).
The flag is twice as wide as it is tall.
The green color on the flag represents the native people of Ireland (most of whom are Roman Catholic).
www.enchantedlearning.com.cob-web.org:8888 /europe/ireland/flag.shtml   (194 words)

  
 Image:Flag of Ireland.svg - Wikimedia Commons
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It is noted that the green portion of the flag represents the majority Catholic residents of the nation, the orange side being the minority Protestant and the white middle part being peace and harmony between them.
This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Image:Flag_of_Ireland.svg   (200 words)

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