Kerry Civil Defence members presented with 1916 Commemorations medals

Members of the Kerry Civil Defence who took part in the 1916 Commemorations last year were presented with a special medal at an event today.

The Minister for Defence, Paul Kehoe authorised the commissioning of medals for members of the Civil Defence who assisted at the commemorations across the country.

In Kerry, Civil Defence volunteers provided support at many of the ceremonies and events which took place across the county to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.