Welsh and Scots to Commemorate 1916 Rising

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE

There will be Easter Rising commemorations in North Wales. Following the rising in 1916 many of those detained by the British Army were imprisoned at Frongoch Prisoner of war Camp in Gwynedd.

Amongst those imprisoned in the Camp was IRA leader Michael Collins who want on to lead the pro-treaty military forces during the Civil War.

See attached link with quotes from local politicians in Wales:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-33994718

Earlier this years it was announced the rising would also be commemorated in Scotland (link):

All in all it is turning into a Pan Celtic event!

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/13211149.Centenary_of_the_1916_Easter_Rising_in_Ireland_to_be_commemorated_in_Scotland/

Issued by the Celtic News

20/08/15

THE CELTIC LEAGUE INFORMATION SERVICE.

The Celtic League was established in 1961and has branches in the six Celtic Countries. It works to promote cooperation between these countries and campaigns on a broad range of political, cultural and environmental matters. It highlights human rights abuse, monitors all military activity and focuses on socio-economic issues

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