Members of the Defence Forces were in Abbeyfeale today to present a handmade Tricolour and a copy of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic to students of the town's two primary schools.
St Marys Boys National School and Scoil Mháthair Dé are among 3,000 schools nationally and 152 Limerick primary schools to receive the presentation as part of initiatives to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising.
Councillor Liam Galvin, Mayor of the City and County of Limerick joined pupils and teachers for today's presentation ceremony, which saw representatives of the Defences Forces raise the flag and read the Proclamation.
Attending the ceremony at St. Marys Boys National School were, Sergeant James Reddan, Private Ciara Quinn, Mayor of Limerick Cllr. Liam Galvin and Con Daly, Chairman of The Board St. Marys BNS. Picture: Alan Place.