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The Michael Players RBV 2017 Over 60 years of community cultural contribution recognised by this year’s Manannan’s Choice of the Year award   This year’s Reih Bleeaney Vanannan – Manannan’s Choice of the Year – award from Culture Vannin recognises over 60 years of community cultural contribution through...

‘Who will be Manannan’s Choice of the Year?’ is the question that you have the chance to answer throughout November. An annual cultural award named after our very own Celtic sea god, the ‘Reih Bleeaney Vanannan’ is awarded to an individual or group who has...

The Manx Gaelic version of an Alan Guthrie novella, Bye By Baby which was described by Ian Rankin as 'a quick, taut thriller ...

I've just come across a collection of interesting photos of the Isle of Man from the 1920s. It was a different age and the photos show how popular the Island was as a tourist resort. It's amazing to see how many people were milling about...

There's no better day than Valentine's Day to tell your loved ones that you care about them. Why not do it in Manx this year? Here are a collection of select phrases with their Manx translations: Manx English Laa’l Valentine Valentine’s Day Ta graih aym ort I love you Ta graih aym...

The Moddey Dhoo of Peel Castle goes back at least to the reign of Charles the Second of England. In those days there were soldiers stationed at Peel Castle as guards. Just inside the main entrance was the guard’s room where the soldiers were...

Christmas is drawing close and our friends from Learn Manx have been kind enough to share some Manx greetings with us. So, if you're looking for the best way to say "Merry Christmas" in Manx or then check out the list below. All you...

Keys and Cuffs The Inside Stories The History of the Isle of Man / Manx Prisons 1417 – 2008 This is the first comprehensive history of the Manx Penal System covering the 500 year period of the use of the Islands two castles as prisons, prior to the building...

Have you ever heard the poem entitled Ellan Vannin by Eliza Craven Green? It's a lovely poem written in the 1800s that embodies the beauty of the Island and has sometimes been referred to as the alternative Manx national anthem. [singlepic id=14 w=160 h=120 float=right]When the...