Special presentation at Strabaggan NS

The youngest and oldest pupils at Strabraggan NS are pictured with the School Prinicpal and members of the Irish Army. From left Sgt Ozzie Hackett; Jules Davis; Lt Kevin Diffley; Isabella Yeats; Pte Niall Kilcrann and Anne White, Principal. Photo by Willie Donnellan.
The Irish Army made a visit to Strabraggan National School, Arigna last Wednesday to present the school with the Tricolour and a copy of the 1916 Proclamation as part of the celebrations to mark the centenary of 1916.

The Irish Army made a visit to Strabraggan National School, Arigna last Wednesday to present the school with the Tricolour and a copy of the 1916 Proclamation as part of the celebrations to mark the centenary of 1916.

Every school in the country will receive the same with all flags being raised on March 15, 2016. Pictured are the youngest and oldest pupils with the school prinicpal and members of the 6th Infantry Battalion, Custume Barracks, Athlone. From left, Sgt Ozzie Hackett; Jules Davis; Lt Kevin Diffley; Isabella Yeats; Pte Niall Kilcrann and Anne White, Principal.