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NATIONAL FLAG & PROCLAMATION PRESENTATION CEREMONY

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On March 7th five representatives of the school, Mr. John O’Neill & Ms. Simone O’Neill (History Teachers) and three students Christian Grange, Ballon, James Kearney, Scarawalsh, & Jordan Kirwan, Ferns, joined teachers and students from every second level school in Ireland in Croke Park, where they received the National Flag and copies of the 1916 Proclamation in Irish and English in the presence of President Michael D. Higgins.   The very impressive ceremonies included a speech by the President, a drama presentation on Thomas F. Meagher – the first person to fly the tricolour in Waterford in 1848 on the 7th of March!   The National Anthem was sung and the student who thanked the President was a direct descendent of T.F. Meagher.   The Army’s 12th Infantry Battalion Guard of Honour was a very striking part of the ceremonies.  They were under the command of past pupil, Cpl. Fran Fitzhenry from Kiltealy.   Also, several other past pupils were members of the Guard of Honour.

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