Month: July 2015

Manx Singer to Compete at Welsh Eisteddfod

Local singer, Michelle Jamieson, will represent the Isle of Man at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod later this week, which attracts competitors from an international field as well as those much closer to home. Instigated by the people of Llangollen

Vikings of Mann Set Up Camp for Tynwald Day

As part of the celebrations for Tynwald Day the Vikings of Mann set up camp in the nearby Cooill y Ree (Nook of the King) in the village of St John’s, giving members of the public the opportunity to learn

Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express Translated into Manx Gaelic

As Manx Gaelic publications become increasingly available, long-time speaker and scholar of the language, Joan Caine, has now completed her translation of the classic Agatha Christie detective novel Murder on the Orient Express. Published by Caarjyn ny Gaelgey (Friends of

Isle of Man Stamps & Coins – 50th Anniversary of the Curraghs Wildlife Park

In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Curraghs Wildlife Park, Isle of Man Stamps and Coins has released a new set of stamps and other collectable items, which depict some of the endangered species which have successfully bred during

Local Girl Clinches Role in New British Folk Project

Local girl, Cinzia Yates, has recently secured the role of full-time research associate for an innovative project entitled Digital Folk. It’s a two-year AHRC-funded research project which examines the ways in which participants in folk art use digital resources. The