Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales.  The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland.  Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales. The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland. Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

Union Jack Flag of the United Kingdom OtterBox Defender iPhone Case - The Flag of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is popularly called the Union Jack. The flag is comprised of a blue field with the red cross of Saint George (patron saint of England) edged in white superimposed on the diagonal red cross of Saint Patrick (patron saint of Ireland), which is superimposed on the diagonal white cross of Saint Andrew (patron saint of Scotland). Sold at Flags2Go on Zazzle.

Union Jack Flag of the United Kingdom OtterBox Defender iPhone Case

Union Jack Flag of the United Kingdom OtterBox Defender iPhone Case - The Flag of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is popularly called the Union Jack. The flag is comprised of a blue field with the red cross of Saint George (patron saint of England) edged in white superimposed on the diagonal red cross of Saint Patrick (patron saint of Ireland), which is superimposed on the diagonal white cross of Saint Andrew (patron saint of Scotland). Sold at Flags2Go on Zazzle.

The Republic of Ireland, commonly referred to as Ireland is a country in north-western Europe with its capital in Dublin. Ireland has been a member nation of the European Union since 1973, when it joined the European Economic Council (EEC). The EEC is the predecessor of the European Union andRead More

Is the Republic of Ireland part of the EU

The Republic of Ireland, commonly referred to as Ireland is a country in north-western Europe with its capital in Dublin. Ireland has been a member nation of the European Union since 1973, when it joined the European Economic Council (EEC). The EEC is the predecessor of the European Union andRead More

The British and Irish Lions, formerly known as the British Lions, is a Rugby Union Team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Unions – the national sides of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The Lions are a Test side, and generally select international players, but they can pick uncapped players available to any one of the four unions. The side tours every four years, with these rotating among Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

The British and Irish Lions, formerly known as the British Lions, is a Rugby Union Team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Unions – the national sides of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The Lions are a Test side, and generally select international players, but they can pick uncapped players available to any one of the four unions. The side tours every four years, with these rotating among Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

The Great Potato Famine, Ireland,  1840s.  The poor farmers in Ireland were dependent upon potatoes to survive.  Interestingly, despite the huge number or starving people on the island, huge numbers of crops (such as corn and grain) were exported for profit rather than used at home.

The Great Potato Famine, Ireland, 1840s. The poor farmers in Ireland were dependent upon potatoes to survive. Interestingly, despite the huge number or starving people on the island, huge numbers of crops (such as corn and grain) were exported for profit rather than used at home.

Duncan Blackburn posted a photo:  The British and Irish Lions is a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Nations – the national sides of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The Lions are a Test side, and generally select international players, but they can pick uncapped players available to any one of the four unions. The side tours every four years, with these rotating among Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. The 2009 Test series was lost 2–1 to South…

Duncan Blackburn posted a photo: The British and Irish Lions is a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Nations – the national sides of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The Lions are a Test side, and generally select international players, but they can pick uncapped players available to any one of the four unions. The side tours every four years, with these rotating among Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. The 2009 Test series was lost 2–1 to South…

2nd Lieutenant Robin Martin (foreground) with Rifleman O'Reilly of 1st Royal Green Jackets, man a street barricade in Belfast during the Battalion's first tour of duty in Northern Ireland. The tour lasted from 20 August - 18 December 1969. Note the Union Jack flag flying from a lamp-post.

2nd Lieutenant Robin Martin (foreground) with Rifleman O'Reilly of 1st Royal Green Jackets, man a street barricade in Belfast during the Battalion's first tour of duty in Northern Ireland. The tour lasted from 20 August - 18 December 1969. Note the Union Jack flag flying from a lamp-post.

Britain’s Primer Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on her way to Buckingham Palace after Britain’s election in London, Britain June 9, 2017. May will form a government supported by a small Northern Irish party after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in an election debacle days before talks on Britain’s EU departure are due to begin. A stony-faced May, speaking on the doorstep of her official Downing Street residence, said the government would provide certainty…

Britain’s Primer Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on her way to Buckingham Palace after Britain’s election in London, Britain June 9, 2017. May will form a government supported by a small Northern Irish party after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in an election debacle days before talks on Britain’s EU departure are due to begin. A stony-faced May, speaking on the doorstep of her official Downing Street residence, said the government would provide certainty…

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United Kingdom's Union Jack with in grayscale (black and white) Authentic 1:2 scale for print/tee<br/> <br/> The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in the European Union. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland, it includes the island of "Great Britain" (a term also applied loosely to refer to the whole country), the north-eastern part of th...

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