Year: 2018

Yn Chruinnaght celebrates its fortieth anniversary this year and organisers are inviting everyone to come and mark the occasion at various venues in Peel, alongside a line-up of some of the best performers of Celtic music, song and dance, both …

Manx Celtic Festival Celebrates Fortieth Anniversary! Read More »

This unique publication was recently launched at the Masonic Hall in Peel as part of a weekend of workshops organised by Island based Ellan Vannin Pipes and Drums. Entertainment during the evening was provided by members of the Ellan Vannin …

Launch of New Book of Manx Tunes for Bagpipes Read More »

Message from Anne Minay, Douglas, Isle of Man Once again I was very pleased to be asked to be one of the judges of the NAMA Youth Awards for 2018.  The other judges were Professor Ron Barr, Frances Hampton and …

Judging: YOUTH AWARDS 2018 Read More »

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NAMA Convention Registration Form 11-30-17  (Word File) THIS BLUE LINK WILL OPEN THE REGISTRATION FORM – JUST PRINT IT OFF AND COMPLETE ONE PER DELEGATE. MAKE YOUR  CHECKS FOR REGISTRATION OUT  to “North American Manx Association.”  Or click here for PDF. NAMA Convention Registration Form …

Click on this link to register for the 2018 Convention in Victoria, BC Read More »

   Now in its thirteenth year, Praying the Keeills Week (Goaill Padjer ec ny Shenn Chialteenyn) provided a week-long programme of events designed to celebrate the Isle of Man’s Celtic heritage, with an opportunity to visit some of these ancient …

Praying the Keeills Week Celebrates Mann’s Ancient Chapels Read More »

   With the Year of Our Island initiative encouraging everyone to get out more and explore the Isle of Man, there’s a great opportunity this month to discover more about a rare, architectural gem in the south of the Island …

Celebrate Mann’s Milling Heritage at Kentraugh Mill Read More »

Richard’s Memorial Service will coincide with what would have been his 75th birthday. We will meet at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 11.30am. The church is located at 1775 Grove St, Glenview, IL 60025.  This obituary was published …

Richard Corrin: Memorial Service Read More »

As we enter the merry month of May we can also welcome an exciting new, free event in Peel, which will bring together a number of Gaelic and Norse traditions in a dramatic and exciting representation entitled the Boaldyn Fire …

Visit Peel for the New Boaldyn Fire Festival! Read More »

Richard Corrin was a trustee of NAMA, having been appointed at the convention in Minnesota.  He served one term of 6 years from 2006 until 2012.  He was also the President of the Chicago Manx, succeeding to that position when …

Richard Corrin. R.I.P. Read More »

 This year’s final for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, a key highlight of the folk music calendar, will be presented by BBC Radio 2 presenter Mark Radcliffe and multi-award winning Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis, at the prestigious Belfast Waterfront …

Manx Musicians Shortlisted for BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Read More »