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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 . . .


RSPCA appeal after 220 stranded Manx Shearwater birds rescued from county beaches

Western Telegraph - 1 day ago
SOME 220 Manx Shearwaters were rescued in Pembrokeshire recently by RSPCA Cymru following stormy weather conditions - and the public are being urged to be on the look-out for more. This follows a...

Manx athletes start sports academy to 'nurture' potential

BBC Sport - 3 days ago
A sports academy designed to equip young Manx athletes with the skills to "compete on the world stage" has entered its third year. More than 70 athletes, aged between 13 and 17, attended...

Mark Cavendish & Peter Kennaugh: Manx duo link up for Six Day ...

BBC Sport - 3 days ago
Manx cyclists Mark Cavendish and Peter Kennaugh will team up on the track for Six Day...

Glen Truan development concerns

Manx Radio - 10 hours ago
The peaceful nature of Bride village is being threatened by a multi-million project to build 55 log cabins in the area. That's the view of Julie Billingsley, creator...

MLC launches furious online rant

Manx Radio - 2 days ago
Adding to that, the businessman claims he has moved some of his enterprises overseas to avoid 'awkward' government regulations. Mr Turner closes his rant by rallying against Manx independence...

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Isle of Man seal pup warning as first births expected

BBC News - 2 hours ago
Wildlife experts have issued a seal pup warning ahead of the annual breeding season on the Isle of Man. Manx Wildlife Trust said the pups may look harmless but can be aggressive and give a nasty bite...

Isle of Man teachers 'worst off' in British Isles, union claims

BBC News - 15 hours ago
Manx teachers have been "hardest hit" by cuts due to "rising inflation and pensions", a union claims.and...

Story telling Stories that cross the Gaelic world

Isle of Man Today - 2 hours ago
The show, which takes place at the Erin Arts Centre on Saturday, September 23 from 7.30pm, will feature dramatic and enchanting re-tellings of fairystories gathered from around the Gaelic nations,...

Woman jailed for importing heroin to Isle of Man

BBC News - 15 hours ago
Natalie Bayle admitted production of Class A drugs and attempted possession with intent to supply.and...

Traditional Music Weekend takes place next weekend

Isle of Man Today - 1 hour ago
It is very informal, and we want people to feel they can come along and just join in.' There is to be another session venue in Laxey, which will be announced closer to the time. More information...

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Story telling Stories that cross the Gaelic world

Isle of Man Today - 2 hours ago
It is a beautiful place, and I especially like the fact that how the Manx people covet and cherish their folklore. 'That pride in folklore and old customs is the same in Wales, where I grew up....

Music and dancing during the food festival

Isle of Man Today - 1 week ago
It won't be just fine food and wine on offer at this weekend's Isle of Man Food Festival, held in the Villa Marina gardens. There will also be a line up of Manx rock and folk groups, along...


bringing Gaelic folk to the Swansea Valley - 1 week ago
One of folk music's hottest new properties bring their Irish and Manx flavoured sounds to the Swansea Valley. Hailing from Glasgow, five-piece Ímar opened last year's Cambridge Folk...

Dalby messy church

Isle of Man Today - 3 days ago
Based around a simple bible story, christian concept or teaching, it encourages folk to think and explore ideas in a creative and interactive way; with some quiet time, some story time, and some...

Country Matters: The birds that just scream at home - 6 days ago
There is an Isle of Man folk tale of Viking raiders 1,000 years ago preparing for an assault on Ireland, fleeing in terror at those blood-curdling screams in the night which they believed were from...

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Visiting Icelandic Archaeologist - 1 day ago
On Wednesday 27th September, visiting Icelandic archaeologist, Dr Guðrún Sveinbjarnardóttir, will talk about the latest research into early settlement in Iceland in the first lecture of this...

Michael Heritage Trust treated to slide show of images of the North West of the Island - 5 days ago
Moira and Tommy Cashen from Andreas entertained Michael Heritage Trust members at the Ebenezer Hall last Wednesday. It was a terrific evening, as dozens of 35mm slides of photos taken in the North...

Peel Heritage Trust: Our walk around Ballabeg

Isle of Man Today - 3 weeks ago
On the evening of Friday. August 4, Peel Heritage Trust members dug out their passports and, having checked through passport control at the Round Table, headed into the Southern Badlands on a...

Relaunch of Kirk Michael's heritage trail

Isle of Man Today - 4 weeks ago
Michael Heritage Trust has relaunched the Kirk Michael Heritage Trail and the first display board illustrating the route was unveiled by Phyllis Cashin and Julie Roberts, close to the picnic area on...

Hundreds visit museum which opened as part of national heritage event

Hereford Times - 1 week ago
The museum team were also able to look at a wooden box – sculpted with the regimental title, with a reference to the Isle of Man and the words 'Knockaloe' – which had baffled the owners...

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