Raven: A Journal of Vexillology

Volume 11, 2004

Joseph E. Donovan
Pages 72-79

Two Irish Flags: A Comparative Analysis

The gold-harp-on-green flag and the orange-white-green tricolor, two flags for one republic, demonstrate the contrasts of Ireland. One is indigenous and traditional, the other is imported and legislated. Their designs, while vastly different, are both compelling.