Flying the Ireland Nation Flag Etiquette

Ireland Flag Etiquette


Here at FlagPoles Ireland we are very often asked about the correct etiquette or rules about flying the Ireland National Flag so we though it best to outline a few of the common protocols associated with it on a daily basis.

Our downloadable document includes the following topics

  • History of the Ireland Flag
  • Design
  • Flying, Displaying and Placing the Ireland Flag
  • Carrying the National Flag
  • Flying the Ireland Flag at Half Mast
  • Folding the Ireland Flag
  • Raising and Lowering the Ireland Flag
  • Saluting the Ireland National Flag
  • Respect for the Ireland National Flag

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General Etiquette Knowledge for flying the Ireland National Flag

  • Flags should be raised and lowered between the hours of dawn and dusk
  • Ireland Flag should be on a taller flagpole when used with other flags
  • When flying the Ireland flag with other national flags the Ireland flag can be at the same height but must be on the very left hand side as you approach.
  • When flying the Ireland National flag at night it must be illuminated.
  • When flying the Ireland national flag outside of Ireland it should be aligned alphabetically in order.

Document Download

To download document click here.