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The Irish tricolour of green representing the Gaelic tradition of Ireland, orange representing the followers of William of Orange in Ireland, and white representing the aspiration for peace between them

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Ireland: The tri-colours of Ireland (Eire), as seen on the Irish flag. Ireland (Eire) is not part of Britain and is its own republic.

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Easter Rising 1916 on

For the first time in 700 years the flag of a free Ireland floats triumphantly over the GPO in Dublin during the Rising. It was made by Mary Shannon captured by the British troops after the surrender of the rebels, was returned to Ireland in 1966 and is on display in the National Museum of Ireland Dublin.

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