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Mar 23, 2018

Poet Cynan's origins revealed

Shoppers and visitors in Pwllheli can now use their mobiles to discover how an ordinary shop building was the birthplace of an extraordinary writer. The parents of poet and dramatist Cynan kept ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

a restaurant and confectionery shop in Penlan Street, and for a while his mother ran a labour exchange for domestic servants. Cynan served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War, where his experiences coloured much of his acclaimed poetry. Among his many achievements was the modernisation of the National Eisteddfod. For more information, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the corner of the building. Or click here