Month: May 2012

TT RACES GLOBAL AUDIENCE SET TO INCREASE WITH NEW TELEVISION CONTRACTS NEGOTIATED FOR 2012

THE Department of Economic Development has confirmed that new television deals negotiated by North One TV are likely to double the 16,000,000 viewers that watched the 2011 event worldwide. New deals have been confirmed to take a minimum of the

Manx Stagecoaches

Written by Manxman Michael Barry, this detailed publication looks at the evolution of public transport on the Isle of Man from earliest times up to 1950, charting major advancements by a selection of enterprising individuals, although it wasn’t until the

More on Bob Kelly

Hello everyone! John and I just returned from visiting Uncle Bob.  I am pleased to report that he is doing quite well!  He was very talkative and we were there for over 2 hours.  He is being a very good

Hospice 'overwhelmed' by Gibb support

Date Posted: 25/May/2012 07:02 By: Manx Radio Hospice Isle of Man says it’s been overwhelmed by the generosity of people around the world after the death of Robin Gibb. The Bee Gee’s family asked people to donate to the charity earlier this

Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant stamps from IOM Post Office

DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, May 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — : The official licensed first day cover features the Royal Barge, Gloriana and two Manx vessels and is the ultimate souvenir from what is tipped to be the highlight of

Update on Bob Kelly

Bob is the Emeritus Governor of the North American Manx Association, a role created for him in honor of his longevity within the organization and his lifetime commitment to NAMA and all things Manx. It was his donation that financed

Three stories!

Diamond Jubilee: Isle of Man parliament presents gift to QueenBBC NewsThe Manx parliament has presented a gift to the Queen as part of theIsle of Man’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. An illuminated address was handed to the Lieutenant Governor, Adam Wood, the Queen’s representative on the

NAMA Awards – Invitation

MeShell Berry Events Organiser Corporate Services Division Department of Education and Children Professional Development Centre Santon Old School, Santon Isle of Man, IM4 1EG Direct Dial No:    (01624) 693830 Mobile:               (07624) 450456 Fax:                (01624) 824702 Website:           www.gov.im/dec Email:              meshell.berry@gov.im

Robin Gibb's busy cares have flown

Robin Gibb remembered as remarkable talent, exceptional citizen by Associated Press Robin Gibb was born on the island and remained emotionally attached to it, having a home there. He recently recorded his own version of “Ellan Vannin”, a popular song that

Praying the Keeills 2012

At one time the Isle of Man boasted a thriving network of almost 250 keeills scattered across the length and breadth of the Island. Crudely made from earth and stone and somewhat compact in size, keeills were used as family

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