On the 15th of March, our school held our national flag raising ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the 1916 rising. The tricolour was raised by Mr Eugene O’Gorman – the Chairperson of the school’s Board of Management – at 12.04pm. Two students from sixth class read aloud the original proclamation followed by our school’s new proclamation for their generation. This was written by Rang a Sé and expresses their hopes and dreams for Ireland’s future. The ceremony then concluded with a rousing rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann.
Today is World Book Day and our students will be doing lots of fun activities to celebrate. A Book Fair will visit our school after Easter and the boys will be given their WBD vouchers which can be used to get discounts on their favourite books or can be swapped for a limited selection of free books. Log on to the WBD website for lots of fun, games, videos and activities
The boys in our Communion class will make their First Confessions tonight in St Joseph’s Church at 7pm. A lot of hard work has gone into preparing the boys for the Sacrament of Penance and we wish them, their teachers Ms Jones and Ms Boylan and their families all the best. Go n-éirí libh go leir.