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17 / 08 / 2016

1916 in Ireland and Wales

1916 in Ireland and Wales   1916 is an iconic year in modern Irish history. It is also a significant date in the history of modern Wales. This conference puts those experiences side-by-side and asks ...

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15 / 08 / 2016

CALL FOR EVENTS FOR PROGRAMME 2017

The Welsh Government is currently working on Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918’s Programme 2017 and is appealing for events which could be featured in the publication. Programme 2017 will be ...

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21 / 07 / 2016

Welsh Proms to remember fallen of WW1 buried across Wales

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has teamed up with the Welsh Proms to encourage the British public to visit their local war graves and discover the stories behind the names of those who ...

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07 / 07 / 2016

First Minister pays tribute to the brave Welsh soldiers that fought at Mametz Wood

A national service of remembrance will be held later today on the Somme frontline in honour of the 4,000 Welsh soldiers who died or were injured at the Battle of Mametz Wood during the First World War ...

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01 / 07 / 2016

First Minister leads Wales in the Battle of the Somme commemorations

First Minister leads Wales in the Battle of the Somme commemorations   First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones will attend events in South Wales and Northern France to honour those who fought bravely on ...