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12 Euros flags that prove Irish fans are sharpest in the world

You can’t take us anywhere.


IRISH FOOTBALL FANS ARE finally on the road to France this week ahead of the Euros, with Ireland playing their first match against Sweden on Monday.

But the actual competition is not on the pitch, would you believe. It’s on the fans’ flags. Here are 12 of the best we’ve seen so far.

1. This classic Eamon Dunphy quip

2. And these tributes to Bill O’Herlihy

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4. This ode to Shane Long

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5. And John O’Shea


6. Closer each dayyyy…

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7. This reflection on Ireland teams gone by


8. ‘For all the girlos heading to France’

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9. This flag dedicated to Glenn Whelan

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10. And this one made for the sole purpose of slagging Jack Grealish

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11. And of course, the prerequisite Father Ted quotes

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12. Lots of ‘em


By Valerie Loftus. Originally published on

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