Month: July 2013

IOM Stamps – HRH Prince George of Cambridge

Isle of Man Stamps have given the new royal baby their stamp of approval by issuing a selection of memorabilia in celebration of the birth of HRH Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge who is third in line to the

Reflections of a Village Through Flowers and Photos Concludes with Anniversary Service

A special Songs of Praise to celebrate the 174thanniversary of St James Church in Dalby was a fitting closure to a very successful heritage exhibition, which coincided with the Tynwald Day celebrations and Manx National Week. Entitled A Reflection of

Clowning Around at Peel Carnival

I know there won’t be many of you over there but just in case! If you’re looking for colour, excitement and a fun day out then head west for Peel Carnival on the 28th July which promises a great day

Manx animation to feature at Inter-Celtic festival in Lorient

  The first-ever animated film in Manx Gaelic is to be a major feature at the Festival Interceltique de Lorient next month.Caarjyn as Fenee (Friends and Heroes – in English) will be shown on Thursday 8 August in the Auditorium du Cercle St Louis at 16:55.The unique

New Celtic Nations website –

Transceltic is your resource on the six Celtic nations: Ireland/Eire, Isle of Man/Mannin,Scotland/Alba, Wales/Cymru, Cornwall/Kernow and Brittany/Breizh. Check it out here!

Manx team wins Island Games in Bermuda!

The Isle of Man team’s success at the Island Games in Bermuda will “inspire the next generation of Manx sports stars”, the chief minister has said. Competing in 11 sports, the 84-strong Manx team won 97 medals at the six-day

Parville Gardens – Ballabeg. Open days.

Parville Gardens, in the south of the Island, will be open to the public during July this year, and promises a riotous display of colour for midsummer. A leisurely stroll around the estate will include the wildlife pond, the spectacular

Head West for the Celtic Spirit of Yn Chruinnaght

  This year the Island’s very own Inter-Celtic festival, Yn Chruinnaght, will be based entirely on the west coast in Peel, using some of the town’s fabulous venues for concerts, ceilis, social get-togethers and informal music sessions 17 – 21

Isle of Man deadly tree disease spread 'considerable'

A recent survey by the Manx Forestry Directorate has shown a “considerable” spread of a deadly tree disease in the north of the Isle of Man. Phytophthora ramorum was first found on the island in 2011 during a routine aerial

Youngsters honoured at NAMA awards

Young people who make an invaluable contribution to Manx culture and life were honoured by the North American Manx Association (NAMA). Awards are presented annually to under 25-year-olds who have excelled in their field. The awards ceremony was held on