Year: 2011

Prince of Wales to visit Isle of Man

Prince Charles will visit the Isle of Man as part of a Royal Family tour in 2012, Buckingham Palace has announced. A series of regional visits around the British Isles have been arranged to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The

Mann, Abandoned

This book dwells exclusively on the numerous abandoned properties, scattered liberally across the Isle of Man. Some lie hidden in the depths of the Manx countryside, but others frequent the growing sprawl of the urban landscape. Photographer Hazel Walsh deliberately

Manx is for life not just for Christmas – Adrian Cain

Bannaghtyn as Nollick Ghennal erriu Just a quick note to wish everyone Nollick Ghennal as Blein vie noa. It’s been a very busy year at the Manx Heritage Foundation  and I feel a successful one for the work we do

Knox Work to be Auctioned at Mallams

As Liam O’Neill, founder of the Archibald Knox Society, continues in his quest to bring the work of the Manx designer and artist to a greater audience, further examples of Knox artwork will come up for auction during December. The

The Gathering

Subtitled ‘an inter-Celtic celebration’, this CD of Celtic music features twelve tracks donated by artists who have performed at the Island’s Yn Chruinnaght Festival, in a bid to raise funds for future events. Without doubt this is an uplifting recording

Isle of Man bakery imports emergency yeast supplies

Shops have seen empty shelves since Friday because of disrupted ferry services Continue reading the main story An Isle of Man bakery is set to fly in emergency supplies of yeast to avoid a bread shortage amid disrupted ferry freight

Mark Cavendish makes Sports Personality of the Year shortlist

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award is a highly esteemed prize, eagerly anticipated by the British viewing public. It is considered an honor just to make the list. It looks as though Cav has a real shot at it this

Southern Chronicle becomes Isle of Man's first new newspaper for 24 years

The newspaper will be a bi-monthly publication The first newspaper to be launched in the Isle of Man for more than 24 years has gone on sale in the south of the island. The Southern Chronicle, described as a “true

Chico and Rita wins award. When can we see it in America?

CHICO and Rita won the Best Animated Feature Film award at the European Film Academy Awards in Berlin, Germany, at the weekend. The film – which was co-funded by Isle of Man Film and CinemaNX – has also just received a

Isle of Man Domino’s Pizza store closed for the day after running out of supplies

You think we’ve got it bad! The Domino’s Pizza store on the Isle of Man was forced to close yesterday after the shop ran out of ingredients to make their pizzas as ferry crossings were cancelled as a result of