Month: March 2013

Help Manx Farmers!

“In light of the recent heavy snow across the UK and the Isle of Man, we’re (the band “Barrule”) giving you the chance to download a free copy of the Manx traditional song ‘Ny Kirree fo Niaghtey’ (‘Sheep Under the

Cleveland Hotel, Ohio 1949 — NAMA Meeting

Cleveland Hotel, Ohio 1949, Harry Kneale, Mrs Carl Garrett, T.R.Radcliffe, John Nicholl, J.J.Kelly, kneeling= Mrs Lucille Fricke, & Mrs J.J.Kelly.

Massachusetts dancing team launch fundraiser to get to the Isle of Man. Please help!

And Sometimes Y, a Manx dancing team, is trying to visit the Isle of Man to connect with the culture and bring new dances back home.   A Bit of Background And Sometimes Y Manx, Morris & Sword is a

Parts of the island remain cut off this morning after Friday’s snowfall.

The north and west of the island have been worst hit. The Manx Electricity Authority has teams of workers trying to ease problems after hundreds of people were cut off. The Department of Infrastructure has also been battling against the

Snow! Snow! Snow!

Up to 500 homes on the Isle of Man are without power for a second day after “extreme weather” caused damage to the island’s electricity network. Around 700 properties were cut off after snow fell on Friday, a Manx Electricity Authority

Put on Your Dancing Shoes and Head for ‘Shennaghys Jiu’ in Ramsey

Local traditional festival Shennaghys Jiu has long been rooted in the northern town of Ramsey, where it has remained true to its original concept of encouraging young musicians to join together in a non-competitive environment.  It has proved to be

Nice work if you can get it!

The worker’s basic salary for the public sector job is just over £25,000, ($37,500) but including overtime it clocks to well over £50k,($75,000) according to reports. Bus cleaners get $78,000, while a local government minister is raking in just above

Can anyone name this spot?

Clue: There used to be an hotel at the top of the steps!

Isle of Man Stamps – Celebrating the Island’s Front-Line Services

Two of the Island’s front-line services have been celebrated by the Isle of Man Post Office recently with two stamp issues reflecting some of the work undertaken by both the Isle of Man Constabulary and the local Fire and Rescue

Tea and Cake at Laxey Woollen Mills

Notice the Isle of Man cookie!