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Written Answers. - Flying of National Flag.

Wednesday, 28 February 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 462 No. 3

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 141. Mr. Gregory Information on Tony Gregory Zoom on Tony Gregory  asked the Minister for Defence Information on Seán Barrett Zoom on Seán Barrett  whether it is the practice to fly the national flag on a regular daily basis at the 1916 memorial at Arbour Hill Prison, Dublin. [4594/96]

Minister for Defence (Mr. Barrett): Information on Seán Barrett Zoom on Seán Barrett It is not the practice to fly the national flag on a daily basis at Arbour Hill. The flag is raised and lowered by the Defence Forces on ceremonial occasions such as the annual 1916 commemoration and at wreath laying ceremonies at the 1916 memorial.


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