PHOTOS: Three Kerry Schools Receive The Gaelbhratach

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students Sinéad Ni Mhrchú agus Marc Ó Brioc receive the Gaelbhratach.

THREE Kerry schools Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Colaiste Íde and Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne can once again proudly fly the Gaelbhratach flag awarded to them recently in recognition of their work in promoting the Irish language.

Students accepted the flags at a presentation ceremony held in the Pavilion at Leopardstown Racecourse on Tuesday, May 21.

They were among some 500 pupils from 70 secondary schools nationwide, along with their teachers, whose marvellous achievements were marked at this celebratory occasion.

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They received the flags in recognition of their work in promoting the Irish language. The flags were presented to them by well- known TG4 weather presenter Caitlín Nic Aoidh.

Coláiste Íde, An Daingean, students Úna Ní Mhuirí agus Saidhbh Ní Chonaill receive the Gaelbhratach.

The Gaelbhratach scheme is operated by Gael Linn in both primary and secondary schools throughout the country, with funding from Foras na Gaeilge and the Dept. of Education and Skills.

The event was co-hosted by renowned spoken-word artist, Ciara Ní É and TG4 presenter, Eoghan Ó Loideáin.  The popular West Kerry group ‘Scannal’ entertained the hundreds of young people.

Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne students Róísín Dalby agus Méadhbh Nic an Ultaigh receive the Gaelbhratach.

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