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THE famous wall and graffiti ‘Cofiwch Dryweryn’ located on the main A487 Aberystwyth Road just outside Llanrhystud has been restored to its former glory.

The wall has been vandalised a number of times and it even had a Nazi swastika painted over it. The name Elvis was also painted over the wall.

The last time it was vandalised there was a show of support with the slogan appearing across Wales on placards, and buildings.

© Elkanah Evans

The slogan ‘Cofiwch Dryweryn’ commemorates the protests against the flooding of the Welsh village Capel Celyn to make way for a reservoir.

There were protests across Wales including one at Llangyndeyrn, where similar plans by the Swansea Water Corporation to site a reservoir were challenged by locals who blocked gateways with tractors to stop work taking place.

The Swansea Corporation eventually opted for an alternative site at nearby Llyn Brianne.

A number of journalists gathered at the brightly painted wall today, Friday (Oct 23) for photos and interviews.

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