Named after the novel by Irish writer James Joyce, the 50,000-tonne car ferry MV Ulysses has served the Dublin-Holyhead route for Irish Ferries since 2001.
Wales (Cymru in the Welsh language) is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The major cities are Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Bangor. The city of St. Davids is the smallest city in the UK with a population around 2000. Wales itself has a population of around 3 million. The Welsh language is spoken by around 20% of the population.