Council apologise after flying Welsh flag on St Patrick’s day

A bungling council have been forced to apologise – after flying a Welsh flag on ST PATRICK’S DAY.

The red dragon emblem was spotted fluttering above Sheffield Town Hall, South Yorks., on Sunday – instead of Ireland’s green, white and orange tricolour flag.

A council spokesperson said a “basic error” was to blame and apologised for any offence called.

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They said the issue would be raised with staff and the company responsible.

Social media users reacted with humour at the mistake.

One said: “Easy mistake to make, they are almost identical after all….”

Another added: “I guess many of the councillors have not got to grips with the complexities of the United Kingdom.”

 

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