1916 Commemoration in MMC

Mount Mercy College will host a 1916 commemoration day on Wednesday 16th March which is intended to bring the students of the school back in time to Ireland 1916.

Staff and TY students will wear period costumes and there will be a display of art work from students inspired by the event of 1916.

There will also be a presentation on stained glass from the GPO which now is part of the Honan Chapel in UCC, and a series of artefacts from the period including a cheque signed by Patrick Pearse and a gun from the Tipperary flying column.
Students will also be involved in an interactive display as they learn about the sights and sounds of Ireland in 1916, looking at unusual objects from a turn of the century house and tasting some traditional Cork delicacies

It promises to be an entertaining and momentous day to celebrate the legacy of 1916 in Mount Mercy College.