Student Council Reps Collect Tri-Colour from Croke Park as Part of 1916 Celebrations

On the 8th of February 2016, 3 people from the student council went to Croke Park. Mark, Daniel, and Rilwan went with Miss Fealy and Miss Mc Vicker to Croke Park at 9.15 .

The president Michael D.Higgins was there and spoke at the stadium on the pitch. The Irish flag was raised that day and everyone in the stadium stood up and sang the national anthem. The founder of the Irish flag Thomas Francis Meagher has a great granddaughter who read a speech on the day. Finally one of the three boys went to collect the Irish flag and the proclamation. Mark Sogoba was picked. He collected the flag and proclamation.

Soon afterwards Rilwan,Mark, and Daniel went to McDonalds and then returned to school at 3.45

By Rilwan Gbadamosi (1st Year)