Flag of Ireland

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Flag of Ireland.svg
UseNational flag and ensign
AdoptedJanuary 21st - 1919
DesignA vertical tricolour of green, white, and orange.

The national flag of the Republic of ireland (Irish: bratach na hÉireann) is a tricolour vertical flag of green, white, and orange.[1][2] It is also known as the Irish tricolour. The flag proportion is 1:2 (length twice the width). To unionists it is frequently seen as antagonistic to their history and culture.

Its meaning is not explained in the Irish Constitution,[3] but the Irish government has stated that:

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