Author: Kelly McCarthy

ATTENTION: COME STAY! Minnesota Manx Society and friends

Invitation from Stephen Schaitberger The next meeting of the Minnesota Manx Society will be held on September 21, 2019 at the home of Stephen and Sharli Schaitberger in Brainerd, Minnesota.   We will gather at 11am and have lunch at noon. 

A moment of remembrance

At our recent Board Meeting we took a moment to reflect upon some members who have recently passed away, or the news of their passing has just reached us. Name of Deceased Date of Death Last Residence Person who notified

2019 Board of Directors Meeting

We’re at the Hotel 1620 in Plymouth, MA having our off-year meeting and planning the 2020 Convention. More news to follow!

Across the Great Divide – Manxmen in the American Civil War

The American Civil War (1861-1865) is a conflict which still resonates strongly today. As might be anticipated, immigrant participation was significant, particularly in the Union forces, and is generally well documented. However, this book is the first to explore the

Giacomo Agostini To Ride Team Obsolete MV Agusta At The Isle Of Man Classic TT

Isle of Man Classic TT August 24, 25, 26 2019 Isle of Man, – August 24-25-26 – For the 7th consecutive year, Team Obsolete has been invited back to the Isle of Man Classic TT, this time to display and

Eminent Victorian Engineers

May 24th 2019 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of HM Queen Victoria. Isle of Man Post Office decided to mark this important occasion by issuing a collection which celebrates the great works and inventions of six eminent Victorian

49th LORIENT INTERCELTIC FESTIVAL Year of Galicia 2-11 August 2019

Galicia will be the nation guest of honour this summer at the Lorient Interceltic Festival (LIF) For 10 days and 10 nights, Lorient will become the Interceltic Capital, where thousands of artists and festival-goers from around the world come together

2020 North American Manx Association Convention — DATES & VENUE

WE’RE EXCITED!!!! Mark the Date! 7th-9thAugust 2020 Plans are progressing for the 2020 North American Manx Association Convention. It will be held at Hotel 1620 right on Plymouth Harbor and will run from 7th-9thAugust 2020. We picked  Plymouth as it

Local Authors Donate Novel to Irish Heritage Center Library

Isle of Man Fear agus deithe (Men and Gods) A fictional novel, written by John and Lottie Christian Cincinnati residents, John and Lottie Christian, recently donated copies of their new novel, Isle of Man – Fear agus deithe (Men and Gods), to the

Help Ellwyn with his MA research and receive a Celtic flag!

I’m a Welsh artist based in Cardiff and Pontypridd. I’m a Fine Art MA student, and my work is currently centred around where people of Celtic heritage have historically and contemporaneously emigrated to. Part of my current practice involves sending

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