Northern Ireland Flag:
The Union Jack (or Union Flag) is Northern Ireland's official flag. The well known Red Hand Flag (shown to the right) has not been officially used since 1973. It ceased to have official government sanction when the Parliament of Northern Ireland was dissolved by the British government in 1972.
Larger Northern Ireland flag
Northern Ireland Coat of Arms:
The coat of arms shown above is NOT the coat of arms of Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland does not have an official coat of arms. The image shown above is of a historical coat of arms used from 1924 to 1972.