Author: Kelly McCarthy

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

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

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London Manx Trophy traced

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,

Chicago Manx member wins London Manx Quiz

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

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

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

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

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

New pound coin goes global with rollout to British overseas nations

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

2020 – Get Ready! Massachusetts here we come!

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

Manx Bonnag recipe

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

Medieval ring found by metal detective declared Treasure

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

Songs in Manx for Christmas

Songs in Manx for Christmas, Nollick Ghennal, has just been release by Culture Vannin containing 40 songs in Manx Gaelic, which also features new material composed by teachers Annie Kissack and Aalin Clague for the Bunscoill Ghaelgagh carol services.

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