Officer Shane Flood and Cpl. Ian Mc Neill (Stephens Barracks, Kilkenny), attended Scoil San Nioclás as part of the Department of Arts Heritage & the Gaeltacht and the Defence Forces commemorative project to arrange the delivery to schools of the National Flag by the Defence Forces. The Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme, commemorates 100 years since 1916. Officer Flood also presented a copy of the proclamation and invited the students to write their own proclamation and vision for Ireland for the next 100 years. He also informed the students that the Irish flag will be raised on March 15th 2016 at 12pm in all schools around Ireland as part of the commemoration.