Flag of Ireland (GIF)

The national flag of Ireland (Irish: bratach na hÉireann), also known as the "Tricolour" or "Irish Tricolor," is a distinctive design featuring three vertical stripes of equal width. The flag consists of a green stripe on the hoist side, symbolizing the Irish Catholic nationalist tradition; a white stripe in the middle, representing peace and unity between the Catholic and Protestant communities; and an orange stripe on the fly side, symbolizing the Protestant William of Orange. This tricolor design was first hoisted by Thomas Francis Meagher during the 1848 Irish Rebellion and later became a symbol of Ireland's quest for independence from British rule. Today, it represents the peaceful coexistence and reconciliation between the two major communities in Northern Ireland, and the unity of the entire island of Ireland is often symbolized by the aspiration that the green and orange stripes might one day come together, separated only by a white peace and unity.

Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇮🇪

The coat of arms features a golden harp on a dark blue shield, symbolizing Irish sovereignty. One of the most recognizable symbols associated with Ireland is the harp, particularly the Gaelic harp, which is often used as a symbol of the Irish state and its cultural heritage. The harp has deep historical roots in Irish tradition and was used on flags and banners during key moments in Irish history. The harp remains a powerful and enduring symbol of the nation's identity and its rich cultural and musical heritage.

The Irish flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Ireland, also known as the Republic of Ireland, is a sovereign state in northwestern Europe. Its capital is Dublin, and its population is about 5.028 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with the United Kingdom.

The waving flag of Ireland with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Dublin
Other major cities:Cork,
Official languages:Irish, English
Region:Northern Europe
Ethnic groups:82.2% White Irish,
9.5% Other White,
2.6% Not stated,
2.1% Other Asian/Asian Irish,
1.5% Other,
1.2% Black Irish/Black African,
0.7% Irish Traveller,
0.1% Other Black
Religions:78.3% Roman Catholic,
10.1% Non-religious,
4.2% Protestant,
1.3% Muslim,
6.1% Other
Nationality name:Irish
Area:70,273 km² (27,133 sq mi)
Population:5.028 million (2021)
Country codes:IE, IRL (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ie
Calling code:+353

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Ireland (Irish: Bratach agus armas na hÉireann), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Ireland
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Ireland

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