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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 . . .


Archaeologists unearth glimpses into Manx history in dig | News ...

Isle of Man Today - 9 hours ago
A team of archaeologists, students and local volunteers have been investigating what was believed to be a burial mound in fields just south of the village of...

Treasury Minister speaks on ScottishPower debacle

Manx Radio - 14 hours ago
It's Westminster's turn to take on the job of deciphering how around 620,000 ScottishPower cashback customers were cheated out of approximately £79 million – according to the Manx...

The Open: Henrik Stenson's rented house burgled during first round

Manx Radio - 7 hours ago
Henrik Stenson has revealed the house he is staying in during The Open was burgled on Thursday. The defending champion is renting a property in Formby for the duration of the tournament and it was...

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho not for sale, says Jurgen Klopp

Manx Radio - 11 hours ago
Sky Sports News revealed on Thursday that Barcelona want to sign the Brazil international this summer and are willing to pay more than £70m. Coutinho pledged his future to Liverpool in January by...

Commonwealth Youth Games: Manx team departs for Bahamas

BBC Sport - 4 days ago
A team of eight will represent the Isle of Man at the largest-ever Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas this week. The Commonwealth Games is the biggest international multi-sport event in which...

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Isle of Man TT: Ian Hutchinson taking recovery from major injuries day-by-day

BBC Sport - 11 hours ago
Multiple TT winner Ian Hutchinson is taking his recovery day-by-day after suffering major injuries during last month's Senior TT race. The 16-time TT winner came off his Tyco BMW at the 27th...

Strong winds smash yacht against Isle of Man harbour wall

BBC News - 9 hours ago
Severe winds and high tides caused a yacht to to be smashed against a harbour in the Isle of Man. The vessel broke away from its mooring in Port St Mary at about 09:40 BST, and a ferry service was...

Student Kiera is a regular volunteer for Hospice

Isle of Man Today - 1 hour ago
What is your favourite part of the Isle of Man? Laxey beach or Glen Wyllin are neck and neck as my two favourite places on the island. I find that they're both always very peaceful and pleasant,...

Archaeologists unearth glimpses into Manx history in dig

Isle of Man Today - 9 hours ago
The project team, supported by Manx National Heritage, has been investigating prehistoric round mounds for the past twelve months carrying out desk-based research, geophysical surveys, and mapping....

Late night entry restrictions relaxed - 8 hours ago
The new arrangements have been put in place following discussions at the Licensing Forum between the Department, the Isle of Man Constabulary and the Manx Entertainment and Nightclub Association. It...

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creating folk for the future

Isle of Man Today - 2 weeks ago
To complement the concert, Hamish, who also teaches at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, has also written music dedicated to the Isle of Man, which he will perform alongside the Manx youth folk...

Culture Celtic soul music

Isle of Man Today - 7 hours ago
There was a feast of music, dance, language and culture during the inaugural Celtfest, the new name for the re-branded Yn Chruinnaght festival. Top folk acts Connla and Talsik, along with Scottish...

Old folk may have to move away

Isle of Man Today - 5 days ago
There is no guarantee that residents in a Ramsey old folk's home can be relocated nearby when it closes. Residents and staff at King's Reach Care Home at Alkest Way in Ramsey, were told it is...

Manx music season returns to the Villa

Isle of Man Today - 1 day ago
The summer season of Manx music at the Villa Marina Arcade continues tonight (Thursday) with a performance from two local groups. First on will be Scran, the youth traditional folk group who formed...

Help to teach English to folk from overseas

Isle of Man Today - 3 weeks ago
From the autumn, Cafe Lingo, based at the Promenade Methodist Church, Douglas, will operate for two hours instead of one on Saturdays. From 10am to 10.40am volunteers will be helping beginners and...

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Archaeologists unearth glimpses into Manx history in dig | News ...

Isle of Man Today - 9 hours ago
A team of archaeologists, students and local volunteers have been investigating what was believed to be a burial mound in fields just south of the village of Kirk ...and...

Historic Musical Instruments from Manx National Heritage Collections Made Available Online - 4 days ago
“Thanks to MINIM-UK we now know so much more about Manx National Heritage's collection of musical instruments. We've uncovered instruments which were locally made on the Isle of Man,...

It's a good year for travel by ferry and on the bus

Isle of Man Today - 2 days ago
The Department of Infrastructure has said that TT passenger figures for the Isle of Man's heritage transport attractions were also 'encouraging'. Some 13,639 people used the Manx Electric...

Celebration of our Island's Heritage Transport with action-packed five-day Festival - 1 week ago
Isle of Man Railways are preparing for an exciting programme of events in this year's Manx Heritage Transport Festival. The festival runs from the 26th to 30th July and there is something for...

Heritage night to share school memories

Isle of Man Today - 4 weeks ago
A evening to celebrate the heritage of Foxdale will take place at the village's school on Friday, June 30, at 7pm. The night will feature speakers, who will share memories of their time in...

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