Year: 2012

Isle of Man webcast.

Good morning, The world’s economic landscape has changed dramatically over the past few years. Amid continuing global uncertainty, the Isle of Man – like many other International Business Centres – needs to adapt fast to meet these new challenges. The

Update on Bob Kelly from his family

I’m sorry to say that the news about Uncle Bob is not getting any better, and we doubt if it will.  His doctors and nurses have informed us that his heart is very weak and he would never be able

A Manx volunteer through two World Wars

An epic poem created by Bridget Carter and read onto CD by the Honourable Noel Cringle OBE, based on true events and telling the story of a 14 year old boy who had lied about his age to enable him

From Adrian Cain

New publication by Manx Heritage Foundation: Paloma, one of a series of books originally written for adult learners of Irish, is now available in Manx. The book is accompanied by a CD of the story being narrated. Thanks to Pól

HMS Bounty replica sinks in hurricane – two hands missing.

Updated from: http://www.seattlepi.com/news/us/article/Coast-Guard-searches-on-for-tall-ship-s-captain-3994017.php Claudene Christian, 42, the crew member who died, was a rookie sailor, but she had a marketing background — and a name and a lineage familiar to anyone who knew the story of the original HMS Bounty, whose

Check out this Celtic Site

Dedicated to bringing together Celtic nations, this site is full of interesting bits and pieces. http://www.transceltic.com

LARGEST SAILING SHIP IN THE WORLD WILL VISIT THE ISLE OF MAN

THE ISLE OF MAN is set to welcome the largest sailing ship in the world ‘Wind Surf’, a Windstar fleet vessel, next year.  The 14,745 tonne, sleek, five-masted yacht, encompassing six decks and accommodating 312 guests, will call on Friday 30th August 2013

NEW ISLE OF MAN VISITOR MOBILE APP LAUNCHED

 THE Department of Economic Development has launched a new Isle of Man visitor mobile app, which is available to download for free now on iPhone and is coming soon to Android. The new app is targeted at those people travelling

Noooo! Moots in short supply.

Turnip shortage could hit Isle of Man celebration Severe weather has led to a shortage of the crop in the Isle of Man A traditional Hop-tu-naa celebration held at Cregneash in the Isle of Man could be affected by a

Heysham to Douglas – Timelapse

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