a town in Wales named from the old Norse fiskigarðr meaning a fish catching enclosure

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  • Fishguard — (Fishgard, spr. Fischgard), Stadt an der Mündung des Gwaine in die Fishguard Bai des St. Georgs Kanals (Atlantischer Ocean), in der englischen Grafschaft Pembroke (Fürstenthum Wales), Hafen, Schiffbau, Fischerei, Handel; 2000 Ew. 1797 wurden hier …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fishguard — and internationally for Wales grew up in Fishguard.Catatonia lead singer Cerys Matthews went to Fishguard High School and now lives locally.In the mediaFishguard has acquired a reputation as a result of Hugh Pugh , a comic character in the Welsh… …   Wikipedia

  • Fishguard — Original name in latin Fishguard Name in other language Abergwaun, Fishgard, Fishguard, Фишгард State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 51.99376 latitude 4.97631 altitude 63 Population 3228 Date 2008 07 21 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Fishguard Folk Festival — Since 1999, the seaport town of Fishguard has been host to one of Wales’ best traditional music festivals, and, with the rising popularity of folk music, Fishguard Folk Festival is now one of the country’s best small festivals. The festival grew… …   Wikipedia

  • Fishguard Harbour railway station — Infobox UK station name=Fishguard Harbour other name=Porthladd Abergwaun code=FGH manager=Arriva Trains Wales locale=Goodwick borough=Pembrokeshire platforms=1 start=August 30 1909 lowusage0405 = 28,284 lowusage0506 = 23,873 lowusage0607 =… …   Wikipedia

  • North Pembrokeshire and Fishguard Railway — The North Pembrokeshire and Fishguard Railway was a British railway company operating in Wales in the late 19th century[1]. History The company started off as the Narberth Road and Maenclochog Railway which was opened between Narberth Road… …   Wikipedia

  • Bataille de Fishguard — 51° 59′ 54″ N 4° 58′ 49″ W / 51.9982, 4.98041 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hugh Pugh (fictional character) — Hugh Pugh is a news reporter for the fictitious Look Out Wales reports featured on comedy sketch show Barry Welsh is Coming . He is played by Welsh comedian, John Sparkes, and his name is a parody of Welsh names in general.ReportsHugh Pugh is a… …   Wikipedia

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