Month: November 2012

That's not sand ~ that's snow! In Ramsey!

Ray Collister took this photo of the palm trees in the snow in Ramsey near the Mooragh Park. Yndyssagh!

Robert "Bob" Kelly remembered

This photo was taken in June, 1930.  Bob would have been about 4-1/2 years old.  Florence Prendergast, nee Kneale, (the girl!) was just days away from being 10.  This was taken at the first NAMA homecoming in the IOM.  The

Island Norovirus cases lead to "stay at home" warning

The Isle of Man’s director of health has urged anyone suffering from the symptoms of the winter vomiting bug, Norovirus, to “stay at home”. The department of health has recorded an increase in reported cases of diarrhoea and vomiting, which

Island Norovirus cases lead to “stay at home” warning

The Isle of Man’s director of health has urged anyone suffering from the symptoms of the winter vomiting bug, Norovirus, to “stay at home”. The department of health has recorded an increase in reported cases of diarrhoea and vomiting, which

Rough day in Port St. Mary!

Sleepwell Hotels’ The Claremont wins Awards of Excellence Company of the Year

Colleagues at Isle of Man based Sleepwell Hotel’s The Claremont are celebrating the remarkable achievement of becoming the Island’s first business within the hospitality and tourism sector to win Company of the Year at the prestigious Isle of Man Newspapers

News from Lily

Hello from pre-tour paradise!  For those interested, this includes things like fixing zippers on my massive harp flight case (the 4th time in just a few months!), counting strings, sorting music and polishing harp levers.  Glamorous, eh?   I’m going to be on

Bob Kelly Obituary and Service details

Hello everyone, Plans for Uncle Bob’s services are complete.  Because of next week being the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be 2 services. We will have a burial service at 1pm on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 in Cedar Park Cemetery, Calumet City, IL.  This

Very sad news. Bob Kelly has passed away.

All, It is with sad news that I write this time.  Uncle Bob passed away about 12:45 am this morning, Thursday, November 15, 2012.  Both John and I were present at his side.  He was actually in the middle of

Manx in Germany

The Isle of Man will be represented this month at the annual International Symposium on Minority Languages in Europe. It will be held this year in the university town of Heidelberg, near Mannheim in south western Germany, from November 22

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