Author: Kelly McCarthy

JOHN ROBERT STEVENSON: SULBY PIONEER

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN BY WALTER J. STEVENSON, EDITED BY MYRRA STEVENSON JOHNSON   John Robert Stevenson, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Quayle Stevenson, was born October 23rd, 1835 at the Kerrowmoar farm in Sulby, Lezayre, Isle of Man, which is about

2018 Convention in Victoria British Columbia was a riot!

On behalf of Chicago Manx Society and the NAMA Board of Directors, I would like to thank everyone who made the trip to Victoria, donated time, or participated by purchasing souvenir-booklet space. While I might be slightly biased as the

Cool Mann! A Manx coloring book

Cool Mann, the new coloring book from award-winning illustrator and Bloomsbury author Jo Davies, is now published. With its quirky images that include Vikings, boats,  animals and more, made from recycled paper and featuring a jolly cover, Cool Mannis the perfect gift

The Manx Society of New South Wales, Australia sent us their newsletter.

Hop Tu Naa, Sophia Jane Goulden, The Battle of Largs, Island at War, Mona Douglas, A 100ft Triskelion?, A musical about the TT races, stamps, books, witches — and more. What an amazing newsletter. The Witch of Slieu Whallian It was

Designs for £30m Isle of Man ferry terminal revealed

Artists’ impressions of a new £30m ferry terminal connecting Liverpool and the Isle of Man have been revealed. The Manx government has released the designs as it prepares to lodge a planning application next month. The facility is scheduled to

Manx Company investing in Atlantic City e-gaming company

Atlantic City’s new Call Of Duty is this: To become the East Coast center of competitive video game tournaments, also known as esports. The activity is rapidly growing in popularity across the country and around the world, and the New

On Wednesday 19 September 2018, Manx National Heritage will host a public lecture at the Manx Museum by Deborah Beck, author of, Rayner Hoff – The Life of a Sculptor. Born on the Isle of Man, Rayner Hoff was the

The Tides of Manaunaun played by Elif Onal

From Brent Warner of the Greater Washington D.C. Area Manx Society comes this gem. Hi, There’s a piano piece by the American composer Henry Cowell, “The Tides of Manaunaun”, using the Irish spelling of Mananan’s name, but it’s the same

Rare Isle of Man P50 microcar sells for £49k at auction

A rare microcar manufactured in the Isle of Man in the 1960s has been sold for £49,500 at a UK auction. The P50 three-wheeler, made in 1963 by Peel Engineering, went under the hammer at Brightwells in Leominster, Herefordshire. Only

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Judging: YOUTH AWARDS 2018

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

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