National Flag Of Ireland : Details And Meaning

Full Name:Republic of Ireland
Phone Code:+353

The national flag of Ireland popularly known as the Irish tricolour, is a vertical tricolour of green (at the hoist), white, and orange

Meaning And Symbolism

Green represents the Gaelic tradition of Ireland and hence stands for the Roman Catholics

White symbolizes the aspiration for peace between the Roman Catholic majority and the Protestant minority

Orange represents the followers of William of Orange in Ireland and hence stands for the Protestants

Members of the Anglican Church of Ireland (minority Protestants who are loyal to the British Crown) founded the Orange Order in memory of King William of Orange

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