New Ross Municipal Council honoured the Carmelite Community by making an official visit to the Monastery today .
The Chairman, Councillor Michael Whelan presented the town flag to fly alongside the Carmelite flag in recognition of the service the nuns have given to the town over the last 200 years .
Mother Prioress,Sr Anne thanked the Council and officials for this symbolic gift and for the generous sentiments made in the official speech . She invited all to the outdoor Mass on Thursday 20 July which is the 200th anniversary of the first Mass in Mount Carmel and this invitation was accepted.