National Flag Day

March 16, 2023

St. Patrick’s Classical school participated in the National Flag Day today. The Thomas F. Meagher Foundation was established in 2013 to promote pride and respect for the Irish flag.

We celebrated the day with:

  • ·         Lessons in History classes on the Irish Flag
  • ·         A tutor time quiz
  • ·         A student led school address on the history of the Flag
  • ·         A flag raising ceremony 

Thank you all the students involved especially Mr Ronan O Reilly and 1C who helped organise many of the activities.

A special thank you to:

Daniel Bellew and Nathan Mongey who addressed the whole school.

Ronan Lawlor who took on the job of raising the flag, Eoghan Darcy who played ‘Amhrán na bhFiann’ beautifully on the Uilleann pipes

To TY students David Donnelly ,James Connell, Cian Reilly, Eoin Reilly, Michael Loughran who sold commemorative tricolour pins and raised €300 for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital , Crumlin.

Thank you to all who supported.


Kind regards,

Sinead Bannon