The historical evidence for this view was all around, in the circumstances of housing, hunger, emigration, exclusion and language loss. Friday, December 15, 2017 A new art installation in honor of the 1916 rebels has been unveiled at Aras an Uachtarain as a permanent testament to the journey towards an inclusive Republic.The cultural freedom allowed was a freedom merely to imitate or ingratiate.” — President Higgins President unveils art installation honoring 1916 rebels Ed Carty. The sculpture, Dearcan na n Daoine – The People’s Acorn, by artist Rachel Joynt, was placed in the grounds of the president’s official residence as part of Easter Rising commemorations.FDNY VS NYPD HOCKEY GAME The 45th Annual FDNY vs NYPD Hockey Game will be played at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at noon. Space is limited to the first 96 teams, no exceptions.Tickets are available from team members or can be purchased in quantities of eight or more by sending an email to Capt. FDNY HOCKEY TEAM 2018 KING OF THE ICE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT The 2018 King of the Ice Tournament will be held at the Freeport Rec Center Rink in Freeport, NY from February 26 through March 21. Days and times of tournament are listed on the website.
ANNUAL FDNY SKI RACES The 45th Annual FDNY Firefighters Ski Races at Hunter Mountain will take place on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.Among them were P7 pupils from St Teresa’s Primary School in west Belfast.Principal Terry Rodgers said St Teresa’s was one of seven schools included in the project and the only one from the north.It is, I think, both an accolade to our shared past and a beacon for a brighter future.” Among those at the ceremony were some of the relatives of the signatories of the Proclamation and descendants of others who fought and died in the rising.Others at the unveiling included 170 children from seven schools, who contributed their thoughts and wishes for Ireland’s future.