Month: December 2009

Governor presents flag to veteran following theft

A ROYAL Navy veteran whose flag was stolen from outside his Peel home has been presented with a new White Ensign by the Lieutenant Governor.   John Washington’s White Ensign was cut from the flagpole outside his home on Marine

Writing your Christmas cards? Do it in Manx!

Bannaghtyn y Nollick Seasonal GreetingsNollick Ghennal Happy ChristmasNollick Ghennal as Blein Vie Noa Happy Christmas and a Good New YearBannaghtyn Blessings/greetingsLesh yeearreeyn share With best wishesLesh yeearreeyn share son y Nollick as y Vlein Noa With best wishes for Christmas

Enigma in Douglas

A DOUGLAS pensioner who worked for the secret British code-breaking service during the Second World War has finally been honoured. Gladys Gowing was among thousands of unsung heroines based at outstations which fed vital information to the home of British

Just in case you want to register your superyacht or oil tanker…

The Isle of Man Ship Registry has launched its new website (www.iomshipregistry.com). Its internet presence has always been a useful source of information for both existing clients and new clients looking to register their vessels in the Isle of Man.

Kelly No.1 name for over 100 years!!!!!

I have been looking at the comparison of surnames between 1881 and 1986 (I couldn’t find a more recent one) and I want to know what happened to the Wattersons and Cannells — did they just have girls for a

Tourism Awards 2009

    Best Customer Service     Winner:     Isle of Man Cycle Hire Gary Fitzpatrick Best Eating Out Experience Winner:     Tapas – The Restaurante,  Port Jack, Onchan Manolo Segovia, Jill Lovrich ·      Best Accommodation of the Year,  Hotel ·      Winner:      Chesterhouse

Ahh, everyone loves him…

Great story from Seattle where Blix Records is based in Gig Harbor. Blix signed Davy Knowles/Back Door Slam three years ago and looks ready to benefit from Davy’s rapidly growing fan club of players and listeners alike. Seattle Music

Forget "Top Gear" — try a tram instead

The Department of Tourism and Leisure is pleased to announce that they will be running ‘The Ultimate Driving Experience’ throughout April and May 2010.The new event, operating on the Island’s Heritage Railways, will give members of the public a chance

Forget “Top Gear” — try a tram instead

The Department of Tourism and Leisure is pleased to announce that they will be running ‘The Ultimate Driving Experience’ throughout April and May 2010.The new event, operating on the Island’s Heritage Railways, will give members of the public a chance

What can I tell you?

http://www.manxtube.com/video/419/Proof-The-Irish-Discovered-Africa

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