Month: December 2014

Our gift displayed at Peel Cathedral!

Dear Kelly Hope that you and your family had a good Christmas – I thought members of the NAMA might like to see a photograph of their gift of Christmas decoration as it is displayed in the Cathedral – we

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Mollag Ghennal Hits the Right Note!

The mighty Mollag Ghennal, organised by members of the popular Mollag Band, is guaranteed to be one of the highlights of the festive calendar and this year proved no exception. It’s a great opportunity to sample some of the best

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Traditionalists Undeterred by Poor Weather on St Stephen's Day

Undeterred by poor weather, many people gathered at various venues across the Island to perform Hunt the Wren, which still forms part of the St Stephen’s Day (Boxing Day) celebrations on the Isle of Man. Singers, musicians and dancers dusted

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Knockaloe Exhibition at the Leece Museum in Peel

With its proximity to the site of the former Knockaloe Internment Camp at Patrick, the Leece Museum in Peel is an ideal location for a temporary exhibition which seeks to bring a flavour of what it was like for the

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UPDATE: Celtic MTL 2015 and Burns' Night

Hello to all We are very pleased to announce that Celtic MTL 2015 is almost at full capacity! We officially only have 4 spots left for this show and we have successfully filled 2 building at Concordia university! Yes indeed

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Gale force winds forecast for the Irish Sea have forced the cancellation of ferries from Isle of Man to the UK.

The Isle of Man Met Office has predicted winds could reach gale force nine overnight reaching 50mph (80km/h). The Steam Packet Company has cancelled the evening sailing between Douglas and Heysham at 19:45 (GMT) on Tuesday. A spokesman said three services between

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Mollag Ghennal – A Fun Night Out During the Festive Season!

The mighty Mollag Ghennal is back on the festive list of fun events with a magnificent line-up of musicians to fortify everyone between the Christmas holidays and New Year’s Eve.  Mollag Band Following the usual format, it’s a musical

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A Year of Manx Gaelic Culture – Adrian Cain

It’s a little while since I kept people up to date with what’s being going on in the world of Manx Gaelic so I thought I’d wish everyone a quick Nollick Ghennal as Blein vie noa as well as provide a little

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Calf of Man Shearwater survey indicates population increasing

Manx shearwaters only come in to land to visit their nests at night (Photo: Manx National Heritage) This year’s survey indicates the highest number yet of nesting shearwaters on the Calf of Man since the existence of a small colony

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Norwegian-Manx Musical Collaboration Breaks New Ground

David Kilgallon The Norwegian-Manx Musical Collaboration is just one of the many exciting projects to emerge from the Island based organisation Culture Vannin, but with their debut performance at the Erin Arts Centre in 2013, it was soon obvious that

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