The National Flag presentation ceremony was held at Croke Park on March 7th 2016.
President Michael D Higgins told students they have a great part to play in shaping the future and building a society in which all of our citizens can flourish.
He was addressing over 6,000 students at a National Flag presentation ceremony at Croke Park on March 7th .This event was part of the State's 2016 centenary programme.
Mr Daly, Mr Mulcahy, Yvonne Coffee, Denise Palmer & Ellen Fitzgerald represented Sacred Heart at the event.
Delivering the keynote address President Higgins said the Easter rising of 1916 can, in many ways, be described as a stunningly ambitious act of imagination.
He said it is up to our young people to take charge of change and imagine what Ireland might yet become.
He told the secondary school students gathered that have they have a great part to play in shaping the future - he said their ideas, enthusiasm and dreams are need to continue the work of building a society in which all out citizens can flourish.
During the ceremony members of the Defence Forces will present second-level students and their teachers with the national flag and a copy of the proclamation.
The school will celebrate Proclamation day with on Tuesday March 15th