Month: March 2011

About 21 minutes in there’s a feature on the Isle of Man’s space aspirations

Manx teach Americans about sustainable fishing

A team from the Isle of Man has been teaching American fishermen about sustainable fishing. Billy Caley of W & K Caley and Sons Seafoods in Peel and the government’s fisheries director Andy Read spent 10 days in the American

King Dave makes IOM papers

THE self-appointed King of Mann has offered to come to the aid of his ‘cousin’ Prince Charles – by offering him a job in his tyre company! King David made the offer in the wake of the latest WikiLeaks’ revelations

Peter Kennaugh wins World Championship Bronze Medal

Peter Kennaugh won a bronze medal at the UCI Track World Championships at Apeldoorn in Holland on Wednesday evening as part of the GB team pursuit squad. Part of a young British squad, hampered by the illness of Ed Clancy that

Trad Music Workshops Weekend The busy Manx Heritage Foundation’s Manx Music Development Team held a very successful weekend of workshops at the Philip Christian Centre in Peel recently, ending with a well attended concert featuring both local and visiting musicians.

NAMA interviewed on Manx Radio

This link will only work for a week so listen to Andrew Ravenscroft on the subject of the Manx in America now.

Droghad ny Seihil

Christopher Lewin is currently studying Celtic and Linguistics at Edinburgh University whilst learning Scottish Gaelic, but his keen interest in the Manx language has brought him some early success within the realm of creative writing here on the Isle of

A Sense of Belonging

Hector Emanuelli recently made a nostalgic return visit to the Isle of Man at the age of 90 on completion of his autobiography ‘A Sense of Belonging’, but on this occasion he was a free man. He compares his life to that

Eubonia!!! That's where we're from. We're Eubonics!

The Firbolgs are reckoned amongst the first adventurers who colonised Ireland. Nennius, in his ” History of the Britons,” expressly declares that from Ireland they spread themselves to Man and other islands. Some writers have hesitated to refer his words

Elvis the guanaco

HE may not be conventionally good looking, but male guanaco Elvis is certainly attracting attention from visitors at the Wildlife Park. Elvis – named after the legendary singer because of his curled lip – has been at the Ballaugh park