Mayor Seamie Moore
A town crest and flag should be designed for Naas.
Naas Mayor Seamie Moore said it is embarrassing to attend official functions involving other local authorities which have flags - while Naas does not.
Cllr Moore said that the history department of Maynooth University should be asked to come up with design options for a crest and flag.
Kildare County Council official Christine O’Grady said that online research has provided a flag of Naas with blue and which colouring with the local authority crest of a snake in the centre.
A Naas Municipal District meeting was told however that an application for a crest would need to be made to the Office of the Chief Herald in Ireland. KCC policy makes reference to a County Kildare flag but to no other local flags.
Cllr Moore said a crest and flag would “give credibility to the present county town and its important historical place in Ireland.”
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