Month: July 2011

Lily Neill update

Lily Neill just finished a few concerts in Dublin and will be performing one concert in the U.S. on August 6th as part of the Swift Run House Concert Series (Faifax Station, VA).  This is her only U.S. appearance this season and

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Mark Cavendish Oo! La! La!

MARK Cavendish is being described today as the ‘David Beckham of cycling’ after his historic final stage hat trick of wins in Paris and the coveted green jersey in the Tour de France. The Isle of Man rider’s face is

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The Chief Minister announces his retirement.

Isle of Man chief minister Tony Brown to retire Chief Minister Tony Brown will not be standing in the 2011 general elections After 35 years in public service, Tony Brown said the time was right for him to step down

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Friend of Washington Manx and Head of National Celtic Heritage Center moves to Mississippi State

Christopher A. Snyder will lead Mississippi State’s Shackouls Honors College as the inaugural dean. In making the announcement, Jerry Gilbert, university provost and executive vice president, said Snyder’s appointment as dean represents an elevated leadership role from the previous position of college

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Sad news for the Washington Manx Society and NAMA

It is with a sad heart that we report the passing of a dear member. Von Quayle, wife of Don, who passed away the day after enjoying her 80th birthday on Tuesday. Don tells me that she had been ill

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Archibald Knox and the League of St German

Talented local designer Archibald Knox became fascinated with St Patrick’s Isle, declaring Peel to be the most attractive place on the Isle of Man, and it was this subject that became an absorbing and enlightening talk given by Liam O’Neill,

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As part of the Centenary Celebrations of the World Manx Association heldduring Manx National Week, a special but short visit was made to RushenAbbey where it all started in July 1911.A group of local members of the W.M.A. together with

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Homecomers

 Left to right: James Corlett, President of the North American Manx Association, PeterKelly, President of the World Manx Association and Colonel Kevin Williams,President of the Southern African Manx Association. The recent centenary celebrations of the World Manx Association saw“Homecomers” making their

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The Patrick Parish Post

With modern lifestyles on the Isle of Man bringing changes to daily activities the structure of some of our smaller communities has altered radically. Local amenities have dwindled and all but disappeared in some of the more remote areas, as

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Cav wins — Mentions Isle of Man

Washington Times Mark Cavendish won yesterday on the 4th stage of the Tour de France and will wear the yellow jersey. According to the article in the Washington Times today he was reminded of home when the wind started lashing

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