Month: April 2009

Cleveland Medal final line-up decided

The Cleveland Medal – the highest award in Manx singing – a gold disc which is traditionally given every year by the Manx Society of Cleveland, OH at the end of the Manx Music Festival, is soon to be decided.

The IOM and Mexican Flu

The “swine” flu pandemic is causing the IoM to keep its citizens informed. I made a tiny url of the long link: http://tinyurl.com/ck2s3q

North American Manx Awards

The Isle of Man Department of Education is once again inviting nominations for the North American Manx Awards. These Awards are presented each year on behalf of the North American Manx Association for outstanding achievement by young people on the

Chelsea Gowland – Proud to be representing Isle of Man in Malta!

CHELSEA GOWLAND is heading to Malta on Wednesday to represent the Isle of Man in an International Hit Song Festival. Sixteen year old Chelsea will be singing the song which has been recorded especially for the TTXGP, the world’s first

Warm Wishes from Manx Radio on the Isle of Man:

I would like to introduce myself as the new presenter for Manx Radio Connections, our show that is dedicated to reaching out to the World Manx Associations. I will be taking over where Ashey Bentley left off with the Live

American in TT

Scott Jensen is from North Dakota although he now lives in Loveland CO. He will be competing in the Isle of Man TT this year for PRF racing. Professional AMA Motorcycle Roadracer Scott ‘Scooter’ Jensen has been racing the pro

Fun weekend in the DC Metro area

Saturday was the beautiful day for the Celtic Festival of Southern Maryland. Bill, Mim and I took the booth on the road and spread the Manx word. We even picked up an new family for the GWAMS: Welcome to Jamie

OMG! I don't believe it

After a zillion years of telling me he’s going online he finally made it — well mostly. John Wood (pictured here), co-owner of Laxey Woollen Mills with his sister Dian, has been promising me that he’ll put the mill online.

OMG! I don’t believe it

After a zillion years of telling me he’s going online he finally made it — well mostly. John Wood (pictured here), co-owner of Laxey Woollen Mills with his sister Dian, has been promising me that he’ll put the mill online.

Countdown to the TT

They’re all getting hot to trot in the IoM. Just weeks from the TT, and the new Green bike race, the opening parties have been held and the tension is mounting. The Manx papers are all over it and the

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