|This is a documentation subpage for Template:Country data Northern Ireland.|
It contains usage information, categories and other content that is not part of the original template page.
At present, Northern Ireland does not have any official flag. This template should only be used for instances where the Ulster Banner is used in reliable sources as the flag for Northern Ireland. Typically, these are sport-related articles, such as those involving the Northern Ireland national football team or its players, athletes competing for Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Games, golfers from Northern Ireland, etc. The advice at WP:IMOS FLAGS should be reviewed before using this template.
Use Template:noflag to correctly align text in lists of nations with flag icons, but for which a flag for Northern Ireland would be inappropriate. For example: