Month: December 2016

Mollag Ghennal Hits the Right Note in Peel!

The long-running Mollag Ghennal has been a favourite crowd puller at a variety of venues, but this year the annual event was held in the Masonic Hall in Peel, retaining its winning formula of providing some of the best acts

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Island Celebrates St Stephen’s Day

Although other cultural pursuits may have lapsed, the annual procession of dancers, singers and musicians gathered for the traditional Hunt the Wren, travelling through the streets and lanes of some of the main towns and villages of the Island. In

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Native Speakers of Manx Gaelic recalled by Brian Stowell

Meeting the native speakers. A series of videos produced by the Isle of Man newspapers. Listen in Manx and English.

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Sophia Morrison – The First Curator

Manx National Heritage is pleased to announce the opening of its latest exhibition ‘Sophia Morrison – The First Curator’, at the Manx Museum on Saturday 10 December 2016. ‘Sophia Morrison – The First Curator’ is being staged to commemorate the

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‘Bronze Age burial reveals its long held secret’

Archaeologists studying Neolithic and Early Bronze Age human remains in the Manx Museum collection for the ‘Round Mounds of the Isle of Man’project have made an exciting discovery. Contained within a box of cremated bones excavated in 1947, osteologist Dr Michelle

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