Tuesday March 15th, 2016 was Proclamation Day. This was the day when every school in the country reflected on the events of Easter Monday which led to the birth of the Republic. Below are some images from Hazelwood College’s participation in the day.
Picture 1: Hazelwood College students and staff who participated and organised Hazelwood’s commemoration of the centenary of the 1916 Rising Pictured are (from left to right): Darragh Lane, Laoise Bennis, Jacqueline McCarthy, Mr. Danny Sheahan, Ellen Ryan, Aaron Walsh, Mr. Des Lambe, Megan Lenihan, Ms. Sinead Walsh, the Chairman of the Hazelwood College 1916 Rising Commemoration Committee, Ornagh Kiely and Brian Buckley. Missing from the photograph are Hazelwood teachers Ms. Sinead Clarson, Ms. Sarah Fogarty, Mr. Ronan Farrell and Matt Finn.
Picture 2: Hazelwood College students Brian Buckley (left) and Laoise Bennis (right) as they participate in the Hazelwood College 1916 Commemoration Ceremony, by reading the 1916 Proclamation in English and Irish, respectively.
Picture 3: Hazelwood College sixth year student, Aaron Walsh, who read ‘Mise Eire’ by Padraig Pearse in the course of the Hazelwood College 1916 Rising Commemoration Ceremony.
Picture 4: Hazelwood College fifth year student Darragh Lane reads Padraig Pearse’s poem ‘The Mother’ in the course of the Hazelwood College 1916 Rising Commemoration Ceremony.
Picture 5: Hazelwood College’s music group playing a selection of Irish traditional music as part of the Hazelwood College’s 1916 Rising Commemoration Ceremony.
Picture 6: Grainne Buckley (left) and Jack O’Sullivan (right) participate in the 1916 Rising Commemoration Ceremony in Hazelwood College.
Picture 7: Hazelwood College first year students Ornagh Kiely and Megan Lenihan who read a Prayer of Reflection at the ceremony which marked the centenary of the Easter Rising.
Picture 8: Noelle Lenihan, Cathy Foley, Leah Downes and Rachel Power are pictured participating in the choir which sang in the course of the Hazelwood College Commemoration Ceremony for the 1916 Rising.
Picture 9: At the Hazelwood College 1916 Rising Commemoration Ceremony, Derek Murphy (left) and Megan Boyce (right) raise the national flag.
Picture 10: Hazelwood College Principal, Mr Brendan Burke, is pictured at the close of the Hazelwood College 1916 Rising Commemoration Ceremony.
Picture 11: Hazelwood College students Nigel O’Callaghan (left) and Niamh O’Brien (right) pictured recently at Croke Park at a ceremony where they received the national flag from an army officer (centre) as part of the Easter 1916 Commemoration.