09 Mar Irish Flag Ceremony
Students from Dundalk Grammar School, (L to R) Adams Lucas, Zoe Hallahan and Olivia McCaul accompanied by Ms. Valerie Meagher, Deputy Principal, at the presentation in Waterford of Irish flags by the recently established Thomas Francis Meagher Foundation.
The Foundation aims to promote pride in and respect for the Irish flag and its true meaning for peace in Ireland.
The Foundation is named after Thomas Francis Meagher, Irish Patriot, US Army General and Governor of Montana.
Each flag presented to schools was first flown at 33 The Mall Waterford where TF Meagher first flew the Irish flag in 1848.
President Michael D Higgins attended the flag presentation where awards, a scholarship programme and Flag Week 2016 were also launched.