Editor's Viewpoint: Flying the flag
Americans are notoriously insular and are regularly lampooned for their lack of knowledge of where other countries in the world lie.
So, it would hardly be surprising that Lady Gaga is not aware of the delicate political nuances of life here. The appearance of what appeared to be an Irish tricolour during her Belfast show at the weekend could be put down to her belief that it was the flag of all parts of Ireland and that Belfast was an extension of her Dublin concert. Whatever the reason, for her fans she can do no wrong, flag bloomer or not.