Author: Kelly McCarthy

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 …

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

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Pat Boehne’s Condo – Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 11:30 am-2:30 pm Address for the next meeting: Applewood Point (near south town) 8100 Russell #212 Bloomington, MN, 55431 Downstairs Party Room This meeting we will be celebrating the 40th year …

Celebrating 40 years of The Manx Society of Minnesota – Come and join us! Read More »

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Following an enquiry from Sam about the Mary Weller award at Yn Cruinnaght, Chloë Woolley tells us she had a root in her stock/archive boxes cupboard at work at Culture Vannin, and, unlike the silver cup she had in mind, …

London Manx Trophy traced Read More »

The popular quiz that features in the quarterly magazine of the London Manx Society for March has been won for the third time running by an overseas reader of Manx descent. After successive wins for Richard Moore of Durban, South …

Chicago Manx member wins London Manx Quiz Read More »

Manx National Heritage is proud to announce a special collaboration with York Archaeological Trust, which will see internationally significant objects from the Isle of Man go on display at JORVIK Viking Centre. The items to be featured include the Pagan …

Pagan Lady’s Necklace on Display for 35th Annual Viking Festival at JORVIK Viking Centre Read More »

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The Greater Washington Area Manx Society held its annual 12th Night celebration, beginning with a qualtagh chasing out the Old Year with a sword and bring gifts of salt, money and peat and ending with a rousing chorus of Auld …

Washington Manx enjoy 12th Night celebration & send message to oldest surviving founding member Read More »

British overseas nations can now adopt the iconic 12-sided £1 coin. Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies will, for the first time, be able to design and mint their own versions of the new 12-sided £1 coin. The iconic £1 coin …

New pound coin goes global with rollout to British overseas nations Read More »

We’re off to Plymouth, MA for our 2020 Convention. We’ll celebrate our Manx heritage in the place where Miles Standish, reputedly from Ramsey, was Captain of the Militia for the Pilgrims, in charge of their safety. Put it in your …

2020 – Get Ready! Massachusetts here we come! Read More »

How to make Manx bonnag the Laxey Mills way Ingredients 225g Laxey Glen Mills Soda Bread Flour (Bob’s Red Mill does a version) 50g caster sugar 110g sultanas 110g margarine 140mls (1/4 pint) buttermilk 1 egg Preparation Rub the margarine …

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A 600 year old silver and gilt ring unearthed on the Isle of Man was today declared to be “Treasure” by the island’s Coroner of Inquests. First discovered in May this year by metal detectorist Gordon Graham, the ring dates …

Medieval ring found by metal detective declared Treasure Read More »