29 Samh 2011, 11.57

The Ceann Comhairle, Seán Barrett TD will turn on the Oireachtas Christmas Tree lights at 12 Noon on Thursday 1 December 2011. He will be joined at this event by the Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann, Senator Paddy Burke , Chairman of the Joint Administration Committee Deputy Tom Hayes and Party Leaders.

Music and song will be provided by Cashel Community School Choir under the direction of their teacher John Murray and by the Oireachtas choir.

As this ceremony provides a photo opportunity, media wishing to attend are asked to notify this office in advance of their intention to attend and should arrive on the day via the Merrion Street Gate at 11.50 a.m.

ENDS
Further Information;

Verona Ní Bhroinn
Press and Public Relations Officer,
Communications Unit,
Houses of the Oireachtas Service.
Leinster House,
Dublin 2.
01-618 3881, 087 2624132

Note to Editors:
Cashel Community School Choir performed for HRH Elizabeth II during her visit to the Rock of Cashel