Maggie Clarke writes:
Enormous tricolour flying over boarded-up empty shopping centre in Dundalk….
Police have confirmed they are treating illegal flying of tricolour at Stormont as potential breach of the peace.
— Winston Irvine (@propatriaeamore) June 3, 2015
Arrest that fleg.
Defiant New Balance in Size, Wicklow Street, Dublin…
Spotted this nice defiantly patriotic guitar display in X Music Ballyfermot, Dublin…
Name those axes anyone?
Outside the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin.
Pic via John Boy Ennis
Fully employed mapper Omar Sarhan writes:
Silly map but it’s interesting to see where Apple’s customers are…
From top: Sylda Fleming; Eileen Rowder; above from left: Jenny Cairns; Mel Cairns, Ken Cairns and Stephen Cairns.
The Cairns family.
Purveyors of distinctive defiant tricolours for more than half a century.
Prospect Designs company off Camden Street in Dublin have been making flags for over fifty years and are the official manufacturer of the Irish flags. A family-run business Ken Cairns said anytime you see a Government Minister in their office with the Irish flag behind them, also the flags for the President’s office and the flag flying at the top of the GPO it was made in Prospect Designs. They’ve produced Irish flags which have ended up on Mount Everest, in the North Pole, in the Palaces of Arabian Princes and even in outer space. And also the famous ‘Angela Merkel thinks we’re working’ flag during Euro 2012…
(Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)