Awards & Scholarships

Recognising outsanding students

2021 Awards & Scholarship Criteria

2021 Awards & Scholarship Criteria


Awards and Scholarship Criteria



Competition Rules

  1. The competition is open to all students from registered schools who take part in Flag Day 2021.
  1. Students must enter the competition as individuals.
  1. Entries must be based on the topic “What it is like to live in Ireland in 2021 and what does the flag's message of peace mean to me”.

4.All entries must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sent by post to Reverend Michael Cavanagh, The Rectory, Kenmare, County Kerry.

5.Deadline for entries is Monday April 5th.


Entry Format

Entries can be made in any of the following formats:

  1. Video (no longer than 2 minutes)
  1. Typed Essay (no longer than 500 words)
  1. Poem
  1. Picture
  1. Artwork

Special Awards for events held for Flag Day 2021, to enter submit 1 page outlining activities alongside photographs/video where possible.

This outline could include;

  1. Knowledge demonstrated of the history of the flag and commitment to the message of the Meagher Foundation of Pride in, Respect for the Flag and active citizenship including  activities you/your class/your school took part in to celebrate Flag Day on March 13th, 2021.
  1. Details of the money raised by you/your class/ your school from the sale of the Thomas F Meagher Foundation lapel pins and for what charity or project this money was raised for.