Gortnacart N.S. receives the 1916 Proclamation & our National Flag. September 24, 2015 by gortnacart Mrs. Hennigan & P.O.D. welcome the Defence Forces to the school(Sgt Denis Bradley & Pvt Alan Catterson). A quick talk about the 1916 Easter Rising. A.G. & N.M. read the Proclamation to everyone. A.G. showed the soldiers Padraig Pearse’s book belonging to her late great-grandmother Gracie McGee. P.O.D. received the Proclamation and H.B. received our National Flag. The children stand to sing our National Anthem. The children wearing their beautiful badges . Waving the soldiers off!