Personal account of Frongoch Guard Johnnie Roberts

Johnnie Roberts was a guard and canteen worker at Frongoch Internment Camp; he was there during the time that the Irish prisoners were detained, and also worked in the camp canteen. He was only 17 years at the time.

Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916 | Internment camps | Curated Collection--Representing the Revolution

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Prisoners at Frongoch camp, Merionethshire, 1914-18

Prisoners in Frongoch Internment Camp, shown in a wide shot taken from outside to the camp which emphasises the perimeter fences.

World War, 1914-1918--prisoners--German | Internment camps | Curated Collection--Representing the Revolution

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'Frongoch' rehearsal draft

Transcript of a rehearsal draft for the tri-lingual play Frongoch, by Welsh language writer Ifor ap Glyn.

Internment camps | Curated Collection--Writing the Revolution | Theatre and performing arts

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Journey to Wales: Dublin to Fron-goch

The rise of Irish nationalism and the call for Home Rule led to the 1916 Easter Rising. This was the first step toward the war for Irish independence. The rebellion was quickly suppressed with around 3,500 people imprisoned - many of whom had not even participated in the rebellio

Internment camps | Curated Collection--Representing the Revolution | Criminal System

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