Flag of Ireland
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|Use||National flag and ensign|
|Design||A vertical tricolour of green, white, and orange.|
The national flag of Ireland (Irish: bratach na hÉireann) is a tricolour vertical flag of green, white, and orange. It is also known as the Irish tricolour. The flag proportion is 1:2 (length twice the width).
- the green represents the Gaelic tradition of Ireland;
- the orange represents the followers of William of Orange in Ireland
- and the white represents peace, or a truce, between them.