Tir Newydd (English: new land) was a Welsh-language quarterly literary magazine containing cultural essays, book reviews, short stories, poems and political comment. It also includes publisher's advertisements. It was published between 1935 and 1939 by Hugh Evans a’i Feibion, Gwasg y Brython, Liverpool; it was edited by Alun Llywelyn-Williams.
It has been digitised by the Welsh Journals Online project at the National Library of Wales.
"Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau" is the unofficial national anthem of Wales. The title, taken from the first words of the song, means "Old Land of My Fathers" in Welsh, usually rendered in English as simply "Land of My Fathers". The words were written by Evan James and the tune composed by his son, James James, both residents of Pontypridd, Glamorgan, in January 1856. The earliest written copy survives and is part of the collections of the National Library of Wales.
Welsh orthography uses 29 letters of the Latin script to write native Welsh words as well as established loanwords.
Gillian Clarke is a Welsh poet and playwright, who also edits, broadcasts, lectures and translates from Welsh into English. She co-founded Tŷ Newydd, a writers' centre in North Wales.
Parts of the Bible have been translated into Welsh since at least the 15th century, but the most widely used translation of the Bible into Welsh for several centuries was the 1588 translation by William Morgan, Y Beibl cyssegr-lan sef Yr Hen Destament, a'r Newydd as revised in 1620. The Beibl Cymraeg Newydd was published in 1988 and revised in 2004. Beibl.net is a translation in colloquial Welsh which was completed in 2013.
Cwmtwrch is a village in the valley of the Afon Twrch, a right-bank tributary to the Swansea Valley, Wales, some 15 miles north of Swansea. It is also the name of an electoral ward to Powys County Council.
Tŷ Newydd is a historic house in Llanystumdwy, near Criccieth, in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. Since 1990 it has housed the National Writing Centre of Wales. The centre specialises in residential creative writing and retreats. The courses are in both the English and Welsh languages, and cover many genres, forms and styles. The centre also holds regular seminars and forums.
Literature Wales is the Welsh national literature promotion agency and society of writers, existing to promote Welsh-language and English-language literature in Wales. It offers bursaries for writing projects, runs literary events and lectures, and provides financial assistance for creative mentoring and other literary-based ventures. The organisation also selects the National Poet for Wales, and manages competitions including Wales Book of the Year, the Cardiff International Poetry Competition, and the Rhys Davies Short Story Competition.
Efailnewydd is a village on the Llŷn Peninsula in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. It lies 1.2 miles (2 km) north west of the market town of Pwllheli. The village forms part of the community of Llannor along with the villages of Y Ffor, Abererch and Rhos-fawr. The wards population was 1,275. and includes the community of Buan.
The Tir na n-Og Awards are a set of annual children's literary awards in Wales from 1976. They are presented by the Books Council of Wales to the best books published during the preceding calendar year in each of three awards categories, one English-language and two Welsh-language. Their purpose is "[to raise] the standard of children's and young people's books and to encourage the buying and reading of good books." There is no restriction to fiction or prose. Each prize is £1,000.
John Roberts of Llwyn Ynn, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1710 and 1722.
Emyr Llywelyn Jones is a Welsh political activist, who was active during the 1960s and 1970s. Mudiad Adfer was established based on his philosophies, and those of Owain Owain and Professor J. R. Jones. Commonly known as Emyr Llywelyn, he is also known as Emyr Llew. He is the son of author and poet T. Llew Jones.
Jac Jones is a Welsh children's book illustrator.
Golwg360 is a Welsh-language news website. It aims to provide a rolling news service from Wales and elsewhere, as well as sport and cultural news. Published by Golwg Newydd, it includes some content from the weekly Welsh-language magazine Golwg as well as web-only content produced by its own staff.
Esclusham is a community and electoral ward in Wrexham County Borough, Wales.
Caradog Roberts was a Welsh composer, organist and choirmaster.
John Edwards, of Plas Newydd, Chirk, Denbighshire, was a Welsh politician.
Robert Watkin Wynne, of Garthmeilo, Merionethshire and Plas Newydd, Denbighshire, was a Welsh politician.
Y Gwyliedydd was a weekly Welsh language newspaper, distributed in districts of North and South Wales, and the main cities of England. It contained local and general news.
Cwrtnewydd, or Cwrt-newydd, or Cwrt Newydd, is a village in the community and parish of Llanwenog, towards the south of the county of Ceredigion, Wales.