Gaelic League present flag to town council

Published: 1 December 1913

The Gaelic League presented a national flag to the Pembroke Urban Council for the Town Hall today.

A deputation from the Gaelic League felt that some acknowledgment was due to the Council for the prompt action they had taken in the recognition of the Irish language in the naming of the streets.

The flag consisted of a large golden harp on a green background with the Pembroke coat of arms on one corner. Once presented the flag was hoisted on a flagstaff outside the Town Hall, an act which gathered a great deal of attention.

The chairman of the Pembroke Urban Council Mr O’Neill commented that “the council were proud to receive that handsome recognition of their efforts.”

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