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QMS Newsletter July 2017



Informational Postings

Welcome (August 2015)

Tynwald Day Luncheon, Brisbane, July 2015

Queensland Manx Society Christmas Function 2014

Ormiston House “Big Day Out” Centenary Celebration (14 September 2014)

New Manx Play for Our Centenary Year (07 September 2014)

Introducing Val Ashworth D Ua (Tynwald Day, 05 July 2014)

2014 is the Centenary Year of the Queensland Manx Society, Established 1914

Knitting Patterns for Manx Dolls

eBook: Sea Warriors of Mannin

Manx News . . .


Northern Snooker teams on form

Manx Radio - 3 hours ago
The seventh week of the Macs Builders Merchants snooker league saw the two Ramsey teams extend their dominance at the top of the table. St Olaves 'Old Skool' and 'New Skool' each...

'Do you know where your children are?'

Manx Radio - 6 hours ago
Police are appealing to parents on social media after a number of incidents of 'needless' vandalism in Douglas over several weeks. The most recent offence ...and...

Flooding closes roads

Manx Radio - 1 day ago
The whole of the Mountain Road has been closed due to flooding as has the A3 between the Hope and Mines Road in Foxdale, where there has also been a landslide. The A3 between Ballig Bridge and Kirk...

Amber rain warning for Island

Manx Radio - 1 day ago
Motorists are being advised to take extra care on Island roads today (Wed 22) as heavy rain could lead to flooding in many areas. The Department of Infrastructure says numerous roads are already...

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Dog swept away as rainfall causes floods on Isle of Man

BBC News - 5 hours ago
The pet was swept away from Ballaugh Glen along with its owner, the coastguard...

Paradise Papers was 'attack' on Isle of Man

BBC News - 1 day ago
The BBC says its reports were "fair and impartial" while the Guardian says it exposed "significant issues".and...

Isle of Man roads 'impassable' after heavy rain causes flooding

BBC - 1 day ago
Motorists are advised to avoid "all but essential journeys" with some major routes badly...

Updated: Flooding causing problems throughout the Isle of Man ...

Isle of Man Today - 1 day ago
Police urged the public to avoid all but essential journeys as heavy rain and flooding continued to cause problems throughout the...

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Putting the heart and soul into folk

Isle of Man Today - 2 weeks ago
Solo artists, such as Seth Lakeman and Eliza Carthy, along with groups such as Bellowhead, have become household names performing a genre of music that previously had been known mainly for...

Uncanny Images from an Investigation into Gef, a 1930s Talking Mongoose

Hyperallergic - 2 hours ago
The Strange Tale of an Extra-Special Talking Mongoose, Christopher Josiffe investigates a 1930s mystery on the Isle of Man. .... I do not know, but I do know that I have heard today a voice which I...

Imar aim high at trad music awards

Isle of Man Today - 2 weeks ago
Imar, the electrifying part Manx, Scots, Irish and English trad folk group, featuring bouzouki player Adam Rhodes and fiddle player Tomas Callister, alongside Mohsen Amini, Adam Brown and Ryan...

Douglas Town Band to play with Only Men Aloud

Isle of Man Today - 2 days ago
The men bring both a new sound and a more varied and eclectic repertoire to the mix, from Welsh folk songs and hymns to music theatre and opera, barbershop and swing to pop. Following their shake-up,...

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Assistant Permanent Way Manager

Railnews - 2 weeks ago
They will also be responsible for further developing and implementing track standards and maintenance programmes appropriate to the requirements of the Isle of Man Heritage Railways. The post holder...

The Brexiters who put their money offshore

The Guardian - 2 weeks ago
Father and son continued to operate from the Isle of Man, with the help of the law firm Appleby and various local banks, until the Pokerstars business was sold to a Canadian group in 2014 for $4.9bn....

Here's why you should go to the Isle of Man for your next family holiday

Metro - 1 week ago
There are no shortage of lovely places to eat on the Isle of Man and the island is set to become a foodie destination in the not too distant future. You'll find breweries, dairies and bakeries...

Treasure hunters face fines after Isle of Man law change

BBC News - 4 weeks ago
Manx National Heritage, which must be told about any finds, said the new act "allows for the provision of a reward". Treasure now includes anything which may have "historical...

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