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Flag Of Ulster
The Flag of Ulster
Ulster
is a historic banner used to represent Ulster, one of the four provinces of Ireland. The Red Hand of Ulster
Ulster
is a symbol that is either derived from the O'Neill dynasty, then the most prominent Irish clan in Ulster, or the Dextra Dei of early Christian iconography. The gold background featuring a red cross comes from the coat of arms of the Burkes, a Hiberno-Norman
Hiberno-Norman
noble family.Contents1 History 2 Present forms and uses 3 References 4 See alsoHistory[edit] The arms of the historic province of Ulster
Ulster
is a composite achievement, combining the heraldic symbols of two of that province's best known families, namely the cross of de Burgh and the red hand motif adopted by the O Neill (Ua Néill, later Ó Néill) Kings of Ailech and Tír Eoghan. The 'Red Hand' badge of O'Neill was probably grounded on a theme in Gaelic culture
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List Of English Flags
This is a list of English flags, including symbolic national and sub-national flags, standards and banners used exclusively in England. The College of Arms
College of Arms
is the authority on the flying of flags in England and maintains the only official register of flags. It was established in 1484 and as part of the Royal Household operates under the authority of The Crown.[1] A separate private body called the Flag Institute, financed by its own membership, also maintains a registry of United Kingdom flags that it styles 'the UK Flag
Flag
Registry', though this has no official status under English law.[2] Certain classes of flag enjoy a special status within English planning law and can be flown without needing planning permission as advertisements
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Connacht
Patron Saint: Ciarán of Clonmacnoise[3] a. ^ Connacht
Connacht
is part of the Midlands–North-West constituency; the five Connacht
Connacht
counties contain 32.7% of the population of this constituency.[4]Connacht[1] /ˈkɒnɔːxt/ or Connaught (Irish: Connacht[1] or Cúige Chonnacht) is one of the provinces of Ireland, situated in the west of the country. Up to the 9th century it consisted of several independent major kingdoms (Lúighne, Uí Maine, and Iarthar Connacht). Between the reigns of Conchobar mac Taidg Mór (died 882) and his descendant, Aedh mac Ruaidri Ó Conchobair (reigned 1228–33), it became a kingdom under the rule of the Uí Briúin
Uí Briúin
Aí dynasty, whose ruling sept adopted the surname Ua Conchobair
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Flag Of Cambridgeshire
This is a list of English flags, including symbolic national and sub-national flags, standards and banners used exclusively in England. The College of Arms
College of Arms
is the authority on the flying of flags in England and maintains the only official register of flags. It was established in 1484 and as part of the Royal Household operates under the authority of The Crown.[1] A separate private body called the Flag Institute, financed by its own membership, also maintains a registry of United Kingdom flags that it styles 'the UK Flag
Flag
Registry', though this has no official status under English law.[2] Certain classes of flag enjoy a special status within English planning law and can be flown without needing planning permission as advertisements
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Flag Of East Anglia
East Anglia is a geographical area in the East of England. The area included has varied[1] but the legally defined NUTS 2 statistical unit comprises the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, including the City of Peterborough unitary authority.[2] The name derives from the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of the East Angles, a tribe that originated in Angeln, northern Germany.Contents1 Area 2 History 3 Geography3.1 Climate4 Transport 5 Universities 6 Enterprise zones 7 Symbols and culture 8 Tourism 9 See also 10 Notes 11 References 12 External linksArea[edit] Definitions of what constitutes East Anglia vary. The Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of East Anglia, established in the 6th century, originally consisted of the modern counties of Norfolk and Suffolk and expanded west into at least part of Cambridgeshire
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Flag Of Greater Manchester
Coordinates: 53°28′46″N 2°14′43″W / 53.47944°N 2.24528°W / 53.47944; -2.24528Manchester City
City
and Metropolitan boroughClockwise from top: Skyline of Manchester
Manchester
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Coat Of Arms Of Northern Ireland
The coat of arms of Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
was granted to the Government of Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
in 1924. The coat of arms was designed by Neville Rodwell Wilkinson, Ulster King of Arms in 1923. In January 1924, he held discussions with Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
officials in London
London
regarding the coat of arms
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List Of British Flags
This list includes flags that either have been in use or are currently used by the United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories
British Overseas Territories
and the Crown dependencies. The College of Arms
College of Ar

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De Burgh
de Burgh is an Anglo-Norman surname of an ancient noble family, the House of de Burgh. Notable people with the surname include: Chris de Burgh
Chris de Burgh
(born 1948), musician and songwriter Edmond Albanach de Burgh (d. 1375), Lord of Connaught Elizabeth de Burgh
Elizabeth de Burgh
(c. 1289-1327), Scottish royal consort Elizabeth de Burgh, 4th Countess of Ulster
Elizabeth de Burgh, 4th Countess of Ulster
(1332-1363), Earl in the Peerage of Ireland Ernest Macartney de Burgh
Ernest Macartney de Burgh
(1863-1929), Irish-born Australian civil engineer Hubert de Burgh, 1st Earl of Kent
Hubert de Burgh, 1st Earl of Kent
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Ireland Men's National Field Hockey Team
Ireland
Ireland
national field hockey team represents Ireland
Ireland
at men's international field hockey. It is organised by the Irish Hockey Association. The team represents the entire island of Ireland
Ireland
and plays under a special flag.[1] Prior to the IHA's formation in 2000, the team was organised by the Irish Hockey Union (IHU).[2] Ireland
Ireland
has qualified for the Hockey World Cup
Hockey World Cup
twice, finishing 12th in 1978 and 1990.Contents1 Olympic Games 2 Tournament History2.1 Olympic Games 2.2 World Cup 2.3 Hockey World League 2.4 EuroHockey Nations Championship 2.5 EuroHockey Nations Trophy 2.6 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup3 Current squad 4 2018 Results 5 References 6 External linksOlympic Games[edit] At the 1908 Olympic tournament in London, the Ireland
Ireland
team won silver medals, losing the final to England
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Flag Of The Isles Of Scilly
The Isles of Scilly
Isles of Scilly
(/ˈsɪli/; Cornish: Syllan or Enesek Syllan) are an archipelago off the southwestern tip of Cornwall. One of the islands, St Agnes, is the most southerly point in both England
England
and the United Kingdom, being over 4 miles (6.4 km) further south than the most southerly point of the British mainland at Lizard Point. The population of all the islands at the 2011 census was 2,203.[2] Scilly forms part of the ceremonial county of Cornwall, and some services are combined with those of Cornwall. However, since 1890, the islands have had a separate local authority. Since the passing of the Isles of Scilly
Isles of Scilly
Order 1930, this authority has had the status of a county council and today is known as the Council of the Isles of Scilly. The adjective "Scillonian" is sometimes used for people or things related to the archipelago
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Ulster Rugby
Ulster
Ulster
Rugby (Irish: Rugbaí Uladh) is one of the four professional provincial rugby teams from the island of Ireland
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Munster
Patron Saint: Ailbe
Ailbe
of Emly[3] a. ^ Munster
Munster
is part of the South constituency; the six Munster counties contain 74.1% of the population of this constituency.[4] Munster
Munster
(Irish: an Mhumhain / Cúige Mumhan, pronounced [ə ˈvuːnʲ], [ˌkuːgʲə ˈmuːn]) is one of the provinces of Ireland situated in the south of Ireland. In early Ireland, the Kingdom of Munster
Munster
was one of the kingdoms of Gaelic Ireland
Gaelic Ireland
ruled by a "king of over-kings" Irish: rí ruirech. Following the Norman invasion of Ireland, the ancient kingdoms were shired into counties for administrative and judicial purposes. In later centuries, local government legislation has seen further sub-division of the historic counties. Munster
Munster
has no official function for local government purposes
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Leinster
Patron Saint: Brigid[3] a. ^ Leinster
Leinster
contains the entirety of the Dublin
Dublin
constituency and parts of the South and Midlands–North-West constituencies; Leinster contains 49.8% of the population of the Midlands–North-West constituency and 25.9% of the population of the South constituency.[4] Leinster
Leinster
(/ˈlɛnstər/ — Irish: Laighin / Cúige Laighean — pronounced [ˈl̪ˠaːjɪnʲ] / [ˈkuːɟə ˈl̪ˠaːjɪnˠ]) is one of the Provinces of Ireland
Provinces of Ireland
situated in the east of Ireland. It comprises the ancient Kingdoms of Mide, Osraige and Leinster. Following the 12th-century Norman invasion of Ireland, the historic fifths of Leinster
Leinster
and Mide gradually merged, mainly due to the impact of the Pale, which straddled both, thereby forming the present-day province of Leinster
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Ulster GAA
The Ulster
Ulster
Council (Irish: Comhairle Uladh) is a Provincial council of the Gaelic Athletic Association
Gaelic Athletic Association
sports of hurling, Gaelic football, camogie, and handball in the province of Ulster. The headquarters of the Ulster
Ulster
GAA is based in Armagh
Armagh
City. The first Ulster
Ulster
GAA Convention was held on 22 March 1903 in Armagh. Belfast
Belfast
solicitor George Martin was elected as first President with L.F. O’Kane (Derry) as first Secretary. Victor O’Nolan (Tyrone), the father of writer Flann O'Brien
Flann O'Brien
was elected Vice-President. Danny Murphy (Down) has been Ulster
Ulster
Council Secretary and Chief Executive Office since 1998. Danny is a former Vice President of the GAA and President of Ulster
Ulster
GAA
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Walter De Burgh, 1st Earl Of Ulster
Walter de Burgh, 1st Earl of Ulster, 2nd Lord of Connaught (c. 1230 – 28 July 1271), also spelt Bourke or Burke, was an Irish peer from the House of Burke.Contents1 Biography 2 Family tree 3 References (family tree) 4 Notes 5 ReferencesBiography[edit] De Burgh was the second son of Richard Mór de Burgh, 1st Lord of Connaught and Egidia de Lacy. He founded Athassel Priory. In 1243, he succeeded his father as Lord of Connacht. In a royal order from Westminster in September 1247, Sir John FitzGeoffrey
John FitzGeoffrey
was charged by the King with seizing the lands of Walter de Burgh's older brother Richard, who had died
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