Symbols of Ireland Символы Ирландии

Symbol of Ireland.

Shamrock is symbol of Ireland, they are a picture of white clover leaf.

White clover has long been known for its medicinal properties. In the Victorian era was a popular motif in the ornaments. Also shamrock is a symbol of St. Patrick’s Day.

Shamrock is used as an emblem of Irish sports teams, government agencies and universities.

In accordance with the Constitution of Ireland shamrock is the national symbol of Ireland. He is depicted on the stamps, badges, seals.

Shamrock depicted in the press in the territory of Montserrat passports used by Irish pubs. Shamrock attended the flag of Northern Ireland police.

Soldiers of the Royal Irish Regiment, British Army wear jewelry in the form of trefoil as an embl2m for St. Patrick’s Day as a sign of recognition during the Anglo-Boer War. This tradition continues to this day.

Motives in trefoil can be seen in the Irish lace, needlework.