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  • proper n. A town on the island of Angelsey, Wales


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  • Our tour of Wales finished yesterday and we spent last night in the town of Holyhead, which is famous for it's ferries over to Ireland and not too much else! TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • Tourists came to marvel at the new suspension bridge across the Menai Straits, at what had until then been the sleepy Welsh village of Holyhead.

    The Lessons of the Turnpike

  • Can you help these guys on their Cardiff to Holyhead cycle challenge for charity - check out more and donate here.

    Cardiff today – Canton schools decision, Mansion House, and bus cut

  • I had left Dublin just after my final exams, taken the boat first to Holyhead and then the night train to London and then the plane—my first plane journey—to Barcelona.

    The Empty Family

  • It happened eventually, only to be cast aside when Labour had what passed as a majority back in 2003, by which time I was a registered voter living in Holyhead.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • A senior anonymous source told the Holyhead & Anglesey Mail: The truth was staring us in the face all this time.

    Swimmingly simple

  • Muse Bookshop43 Holyhead Road, Bangor, Gwynedd LL572EU, 01248362072Tucked away in a small parade ofshops next to the university, Muse specialises in supplying new and secondhand academic textbooks to the 15,000 students who live in the area.

    Independent bookshops in Wales

  • Robert James Owen, caretaker, Llanfawr Primary S, for serv commty in Holyhead, Anglesey.

    New Year honours: the full list

  • MBEs also went to stonemason Alan Horsfield, who was honoured for services to St Paul's Cathedral, Welsh caretaker Robert Owen, who was recognised for services to the community in Holyhead, Anglesey, and Mary Watt, who was rewarded for services to highland dance teaching in Ross-shire, Scotland.

    New Year honours: Recognition for unsung heroes in the public sector

  • Margaret Thomas, for charitable serv in Holyhead, N Wales.

    New Year honours: the full list


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