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# holyhead - Friday 25 October, 2019

Post-mortem to be carried out on 39 bodies in Essex trailer tragedy

Irish company Global Trailer Rentals Ltd said it was ‘shellshocked’ by the news.

# holyhead - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Minister says Irish trucking firm registration needs 'tightening up' in light of Essex incident

The vehicle involved is owned by an Irish company, but registered in Bulgaria.

# holyhead - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Essex container tragedy: Police believe lorry and container entered UK separately People Smuggling This post contains videos

Essex container tragedy: Police believe lorry and container entered UK separately

39 people were found dead this morning in a lorry container that entered the UK.

# holyhead - Thursday 27 September, 2018

€165,000 in smuggled beer seized at Dublin Port

The 25,700 litres of alcohol were seized from a foreign-registered truck entering the country on a ferry from Holyhead in Wales yesterday.

# holyhead - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Irish Ferries cancels some Dublin-Holyhead sailings until next week due to technical fault

All passengers affected will be accommodated on an alternative ship or sailing, the company said.

# holyhead - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Storm Emma brings polystyrene from Holyhead marina to Greystones beaches

The polystyrene is from pontoons which broke up during gale-force winds.

# holyhead - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

The famous Jonathan Swift ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold

Irish Continental Group is offloading the vessel for over €15m.

# holyhead - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Missing five-year-old returns to Wales from Ireland as father surrenders to police

Brian Owens failed to appear at a court hearing last week.

# holyhead - Monday 31 July, 2017

Welsh police think a missing five-year-old girl is with her father and is now in Ireland

Brian Owens failed to appear at a court hearing last week.

# holyhead - Saturday 11 February, 2017

'Key witness' sought after Irishwoman killed in UK train collision

British police said they are not treating the death as suspicious.

# holyhead - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Stena Line has cancelled its Holyhead summer route

The number of passengers had fallen from 1,719,853 in 1998 to 141,652 last year.

# holyhead - Monday 13 January, 2014

Missing Essex man found safe and well in Ireland

Gardaí said that Alex Saidian was seen leaving on a ferry from Holyhead in Wales to Dublin.

# holyhead - Friday 3 January, 2014

Stormwatch: Travel disruption as ferry services cancelled but flights coping well

A number of Irish Sea crossings have been hit by the storm conditions.

# holyhead - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Holly the Revenue's dog sniffs out thousands in cash at Dublin Port

Revenue were granted an order to keep the cash for three months in order to investigate further.

# holyhead - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Revenue seizes cash from man attempting to board ferry in Dublin

A man in his 30s was attempting to board a ferry to Holyhead while carrying €45,000 in cash.

# holyhead - Friday 22 March, 2013

Flights and ferry crossings impacted by bad weather

The runway at George Best Belfast City Airport is currently closed, while Irish Ferries have had to cancel their Jonathan Swift fast craft sailings.

# holyhead - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Search for missing sailors called off

Five men remain missing in the Irish Sea following the sinking of their cargo vessel on Sunday. The Welsh coastguard has said there is little hope of them being found alive.

# holyhead - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Body found after ship sinks in Irish sea, five still missing

It is understood the cargo vessel started taking on water after its hull cracked in bad weather. Two men were rescued overnight.