Under the flags and Emblems Act 1954, flying of the Irish Tricolour in Northern Ireland was considered a breach of the peace and was therefore considered illegal. This act was revoked in 1987.
I was shocked when I first discovered this. I was even more shocked when I discovered it was enforced at funerals in the north!
Have young people forgotten how bad the Orange State was especially now when the likes of Drew Harris are serving in the Garda?