To coincide with the 1916 centenary celebrations and commemorations that are taking place countrywide this week the Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Municipal District have organised duel flag raising ceremonies in both Castleblayney and Carrickmacross on Easter Sunday the 27th of March, 2016.
In Castleblayney, at 12 noon, outside the Scout Hall in Castleblayney two students from Castleblayney College Kyle Mc Gee and Colin Gorman and two students from Our Lady’s Secondary SchoolFrank Connolly and Orlaith Maguire will assist with reading the Proclamation. The tri-colour will then be raised by the Municipal District Mayor Cllr. P.J. O’Hanlon.
Everyone welcome and refreshments and music will be provided in the Scout Hall following this historical event.