Who we are

The RMS Leinster Centenary Commemoration Group (Holyhead) comprised members of the Holyhead Maritime Museum, Holyhead Heritage Group and other contributing individuals under the chair of Cllr. Ann Kennedy. The Group met regularly to prepare a programme of events at Holyhead to commemorate the loss of RMS Leinster.

Members of the Group

Cllr. Ann Kennedy, (Holyhead Town Council) – Holyhead Heritage Group (Chair)

Barry Hillier – Trustee, Holyhead Maritime Museum (Secretary)

Cllr. Keith Thomas, Holyhead Town Mayor

Cllr. Alan Williams, Deputy Mayor,  (Holyhead Town Council) – Holyhead Heritage Group

Cllr. Hywel Williams, (Holyhead Town Council) – Holyhead Heritage Group

Dafydd Davies – Trustee, Holyhead Maritime Museum

Eric Anthony* – Trustee, Holyhead Maritime Museum

Peter Scott Roberts* – Holyhead Maritime Museum

Edwyn Hughes – Holyhead Maritime Museum

Norman Williams* – Holyhead Maritime Museum

Aled L Jones – Holyhead Maritime Museum

Dr Gareth Huws – Historian (Advisor, Holyhead Maritime Museum)

Archdeacon Andy Herrick – Bro Cybi

Jeff Evans – Holyhead-Dun Laoghaire Link

* each of these lost a grandfather in the sinking

Further information on the Irish Commemorations can be found here –

http://www.rmsleinster.com/

www.leinster2018.com

If you are interested in knowing more about the loss of RMS Leinster please contact the Commemoration Group by:

By using the ‘Contact’ page at the main menu above.

email – rmsleinster100@gmail.com

phone/text to the Group Secretary (Barry Hillier) on 07851348191.

Phone the Holyhead Maritime Museum – Tel. 01407 769745 (April to October)

You can also write to The RMS Leinster Commemoration Group, c/o Holyhead Maritime Museum, Holyhead, Anglesey, LL65 1YD.

You can also speak to any of the group members listed above.

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