Belfast Telegraph

Monday 22 September 2014

St Patrick a true blue – not green

I've noticed that a few places have already decorated their premises in green in anticipation of the St Patrick's Day celebrations.

Like so many people in this country, they're blissfully unaware that the official colour of St Patrick is, in fact, blue and the official flag is the St Patrick's saltire – a flag of great antiquity.

BM

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