But Irish tricolours
and images of Sinn Fein politicians which were attached to some of the wooden towers were labelled offensive.
In fact, it was rather gratifying to see them sitting with a national flag in front of them in various television studios and I could scarcely believe they were BJP and not Congress workers who had drowned themselves in hundreds of tricolours
when they set off on their tiranga yatra to Kashmir just before Republic Day this year.
Such a cultural crossover goes beyond football and was there for all to see at the Last Night of the Proms when, among the flags fluttering as Rule Britannia rose to a crescendo, were half a dozen Tricolours
- as well as a fair few Saltires.
Luxembourg and the Netherlands have similar tricolours
that differ only in the shade of blue Monaco and Indonesia have the same red and white striped bicolour, although the Monaco flag is a little bit shorter.
The First Minister has said he does not believe waving Union Flags and Irish tricolours
at matches is sectarian.
decked one half of Leamington's Regent Street as the eagerly-awaited French market arrived in town.
The rescue bid came after a group of young people at Bessbrook Pond in South Armagh tried to talk the 68-year-old out of swiming to the island on which two tricolours
Feelings run so high in the town that mobs even went on the rampage when Irish tricolours
were flown in a nationalist part of the town.
And he says fans should be encouraged to wave Union Jacks or Irish Tricolours
to celebrate their roots.
are being flown from lampposts just weeks after they were taken down in a reported bid to ease tensions.
In recent weeks Union flags and Irish tricolours
have been erected on council property, including a cleansing depot off the Springfield Road in West Belfast.
A PROBE found no evidence that police officers contacted loyalists to tell them tricolours
were being flown hours before a Catholic was killed.