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# holyhead - Friday 25 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 25th 2019, 7:14 AM 11,441 Views 19 Comments

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
# Essex
# Essex

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

Oct 24th 2019, 5:08 PM 13,239 Views 38 Comments

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
# People Smuggling

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

Updated Oct 23rd 2019, 8:45 PM 102,802 Views 73 Comments

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
# Booze
# Booze

€165,000 in smuggled beer seized at Dublin Port

Sep 27th 2018, 10:47 PM 18,387 Views 29 Comments

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
# On Hold
# On Hold

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

Jun 26th 2018, 7:42 PM 13,906 Views 21 Comments

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
# Plastic Menace
# Plastic Menace

Storm Emma brings polystyrene from Holyhead marina to Greystones beaches

Apr 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 34,593 Views 34 Comments

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
# Sold
# Sold

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

Jan 30th 2018, 12:35 PM 23,841 Views 19 Comments

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
# Molly Owens
# Molly Owens

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

Aug 1st 2017, 10:33 AM 18,673 Views 0 Comments

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
# Molly Owens
# Molly Owens

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

Jul 31st 2017, 3:16 PM 21,438 Views 0 Comments

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
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

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

Feb 11th 2017, 9:00 AM 32,020 Views 7 Comments

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 Last Ride
# The Last Ride

Stena Line has cancelled its Holyhead summer route

Feb 4th 2015, 1:37 PM 18,793 Views 39 Comments

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
# Missing
# Missing

Missing Essex man found safe and well in Ireland

Jan 13th 2014, 9:30 PM 25,371 Views 24 Comments

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
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

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

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:43 AM 17,333 Views 26 Comments

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
# Cash
# Cash

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

Jun 25th 2013, 5:52 PM 8,995 Views 20 Comments

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
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seizes cash from man attempting to board ferry in Dublin

Jun 2nd 2013, 5:51 PM 24,288 Views 51 Comments

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
# Rainy Day
# Rainy Day

Flights and ferry crossings impacted by bad weather

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:52 AM 7,348 Views 3 Comments

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
# Missing
# Missing

Search for missing sailors called off

Nov 29th 2011, 8:05 AM 1,092 Views 4 Comments

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
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

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

Nov 27th 2011, 12:50 PM 6,135 Views 10 Comments

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