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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 . . .


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RSPB appeal after loss of Manx hen harrier

BBC News - 56 minutes ago
A rare bird of prey, tagged on the Isle of Man two years ago, has gone missing in North Wales, the RSPB has said. The Manx-born hen harrier named Aalin was satellite tagged in 2016 as part of an...

Manx couple caught in midst of Salisbury poisoning

Manx Radio - 5 hours ago
As the Salisbury spy poisoning scandal continues to top international headlines - a young Manx couple have been speaking about finding themselves living in the centre of the drama. Maria Shilling and...

25 years of providing support for Manx families

Isle of Man Today - 3 hours ago
Ronald McDonald House in Liverpool is celebrating 25 years of helping families, including those from the island. Manx residents are welcome to celebrate at a ball hosted by the charity, which...

Gary Numan's flying visit!

Manx Radio - 39 minutes ago
One of Britain's best-known new wave songwriters will be entertaining a Douglas crowd this evening. Gary Numan had a string of hits in the late seventies and early eighties, but has released 22...

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Buses won't get winter tyres says Minister - 7 hours ago
Buses on the Isle of Man are not fitted with winter tyres during periods of adverse weather. That's the message from Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer who was quizzed on the issue in Tynwald...

Isle of Man TT: McGuinness to ride for MD Racing and KMR Kawasaki

BBC Sport - 2 days ago
Michael Dunlop added: "I hadn't ever really planned on building another bike, but when John started talking to me about it, I thought it was a great idea and I couldn't really say no....

Isle of Man registry hits 1000th registration milestone

Flightglobal - 2 days ago
The Isle of Man Aircraft Registry (IOMAR) has notched up its 1,000th M-prefixed registration – a Gulfstream G650ER: M-JSWB. The milestone comes a little under 11 years since the British Crown...

Post Office to release royal engagement stamps - 7 hours ago
The Isle of Man Post Office is launching a new set of stamps to mark Prince Harry's engagement to US actress Meghan Markle. Two sets featuring the happy couple on the day they announced they were...

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Zoe Gilbert's original debut novel Folk feeds our new appetite for myth

New Statesman - 6 days ago
In this vein comes Folk, the debut novel by Zoe Gilbert, a past winner of the Costa Short Story Award. It draws deeply from the old tales of the Isle of Man, from where the author hails, to give us a...

Folk by Zoe Gilbert review – a dreamlike tapestry of island fables

The Guardian - 2 weeks ago
Gilbert thanks the Isle of Man in her acknowledgments as “a place of gorse-scented inspiration and fantastic folk tales”, and although the flavour throughout is quite Celtic, her island village...

Snow forces Alaw to reschedule date

Isle of Man Today - 2 weeks ago
A visiting folk group have rescheduled their island concert after the adverse weather conditions forced them to cancel their Peel concert last weekend. Alaw, the BBC folk awards- nominated group,...

Alaw brings songs from the heart of Wales

Isle of Man Today - 4 weeks ago
One of the leading Welsh traditional folk groups are to appear at the Peel Centenary Centre next month. The folk trio, Alaw, who feature a familiar face in accordion player and Peel resident Jamie...

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Heritage trail receives upgrade

Isle of Man Today - 1 week ago
The active travel strategy is the government's plan to get residents travelling to work and/or school to not use cars, motorcycles and buses but to walk or cycle instead. A government...

Manx Museum to open seven days - 2 days ago
Extending the opening hours at the Manx Museum will provide a 'significant opportunity' to promote the Island's heritage and culture. That's according to the Enterprise Minister who...

Isle of Man giant deer remains found by beach walkers

BBC News - 1 week ago
The remains of a giant deer dating back about 10,000 years have been found by walkers on the the Isle of Man. The near-complete skeleton, thought to have had an antler span of more than 2m (6.5ft),...

Ancient Elk deer remains found on Isle of Man beach

ITV News - 1 week ago
The skeleton of the Elk was found on Kirk Michael beach encased in stone. Photo: Manx National Heritage. The skeleton of a giant deer has been discovered on a beach in the West of the Isle of Man....

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