I Would Give My Right Hand …

Legend has it that Ulster was won in a competition among warriors to be the first to touch the land. In order to win the race, one contestant cut off his hand and threw it ahead of the others. The flag of Northern Ireland is in the apex.

WP entry on the legend

Shankill Parade, Belfast.

(small image)
Copyright © 2009 Extramural Activity
text: X00309 the red hand of ulster

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