Raising of the Gaelic Flag

Date: April 29th 2014
Place: 11:30 am
Time: Grand Parade, Halifax City Hall

Laura Stirling, co-chair of Sgoil Ghàidhlig an Àrd-bhaile, welcomed the group and Joe Murphy led the singing of O Canada in Gaelic. Tonya Lundrigan Fry brought greetings from Comhairle na Gàidhlig and Lewis MacKinnon, Executive Director of OGA, offered his appreciation for the work done by Sgoil Ghàidhlig. Alexa Kirste, a student at An Dùn (Citadel High), read the proclamation in Gaelic and Norma MacLean,co-chair Sgoil Ghàidhlig, read comments from Mayor Savage and thanked the crowd for attending. Lily Gillis played the bagpipes and Jim Gillis took these photos of the event.

Creation Date: 
Tuesday, 29 April, 2014