Erin Go Bragh
Erin Go Bragh

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Details: 3'x5' polyester flag with white header and two grommets. Four rows of stitches on the fly and two rows on the top, bottom, and header side. The image is screen printed and appears on both sides. The writing will appear reversed on the back.

Erin Go Bragh is an anglicized version of an Irish Gaelic saying. It means Ireland till Doomsday.

This was also used as the flag of Saint Patrick's Battalion. At the beginning of the Mexican-American War in 1846 a large group of Roman Catholics defected to the Mexican army. They were mostly recent immigrants and mostly Irish.

Most of defectors were not yet American citizens. The Mexican army offered them higher wages and Mexican citizenship. One of the flags survived, but it was allegedly stolen from the chapel at West Point sometime after the war.

By the 1860s the flag was in general use by Irish immigrants in the United States.

3'x5' flags are 3ft x 5ft, 36in. by 60in, 91cm by 152cm, 1yard by 1.7yard. This is the most common size flag you see hanging on porches, small flag poles, hanging at festivals, and inside of bars and restaurants.

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 31 July, 2013.

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