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The Thomas F. Meagher Foundation are proud to host a number of events to achieve the vision of the organisation. Take a look below to see some of our events.

Irish Flags which had flown from 33 The Mall, Waterford — where Thomas F. Meagher flew the first Tricolour — were presented by the city’s Mayor in conjunction with the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation at the 1848 Tricolour Celebration on the 1,100th anniversary of the City to every Mayor and Chairperson of all City and County Councils in the State for display in their Council Chambers. A school from each county were also presented with a Tricolour to mark the occasion.

Scholarship Presentation Lunch 16th May 2016

On the 16th of May 2016 the seven chosen schools who demonstrated active citizenship in their communities and raised money for charities were presented with third level scholarships.

The winning schools were:

St. Nathy's, Roscommon

Regina Mundi College, Cork

Glanmire Community College, Cork

Stratford College, Dublin

Colaiste Bríde, Dublin

Schull Community College, Cork.

Presentation Secondary School, Tipperary

Representatives from each school accepted their Scholarship Certificates at a lunch in Leinster House. Presidents from the Foundation's Educational Partners - University of Limerick, University College Cork, NUI Galway, Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and NUI Maynooth were in attendance. Chairman of the Foundation Reverend Michael Cavanagh, the Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Eireann Sean O'Fearghail and Senator Mark Daly spoke at the event and thanked the schools for their whole-hearted involvment in helping local charities and encouraging pride in the Irish flag.

 

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Schools’ Tricolour Presentation Event 2015

On March 12th, 2015, the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation held the first school’s presentation event, which took place in Waterford at the Kingfisher Club, with a speech by our special guest of honour, President Michael D. Higgins.

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Flag Ceremony for all City and County Councils 2014

Irish Flags which had flown from 33 The Mall, Waterford from where Thomas F. Meagher flew the first Tricolour were presented by the city’s Mayor in conjunction with the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation.

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