iMuseum prize in genealogy draw

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Three Manx institutions have joined forces to launch a competition offering people a chance to find out more about their Manx roots. Isle of Man Stamps and Coins has issued a new set of stamps featuring the most […]

iMuseum – Isle of Man Government Manx National Heritage:

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Coming Soon. . .

A new digital museum opening early 2011, giving you unprecedented access to the Manx National Heritage Collections including:

• All Manx Newspapers held by Manx National […]

A day in the life of a Train Driver Isle of Man

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Seven prizes of £100 were awarded to the winners and seven prizes of £50 awarded to each runner-up whose images, in the eyes of the judges, best represented the Isle of Man […]

Peel longboat races wins Photography competition Isle of Man

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The winner of the events category was David Jepson whose picture of the Peel Longboat Races caught the attention of the judges.

Economic Development Minister Allan Bell MHK said: ‘The quality and quantity of […]

Loaghtan sheep takes top photo prize Isle of Man

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THE winners of the Isle of Man’s most prestigious photographic competition were announced in a ceremony held in the Claremont Hotel, Douglas.

The awards, hosted by the Department of Community, Culture and […]

Ellan Vannin Memorial Isle of Man

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A quay-side service was held this morning in memory of SS Ellan Vannin that sank in a storm off Liverpool 101 years ago.

How the Ellan Vannin sank in 1909 enroute to Liverpool

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Some handy Manx festive greetings

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Manx language officer Adrian Cain has some short phrases that may come in handy:

Nollick Ghennal – Happy Christmas.

Nollick Ghennal as Blein Vie Noa – Happy Christmas and a Good New […]

Traditional Fairy Beliefs Isle of Man

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The Isle of Man is famous as an island full of fairy traditions: in some ways it may be regarded as having the greatest concentration of them in the British Isles. […]

Cooish week Isle of Man

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Cooish Week 2010 is in full flow, and has so far featured a number of Manx Gaelic classes and conversational evenings. However, the annual celebration of the Island’s language and culture […]

Manx National Heritage launch new edition of Living with the Wire: Civilian Internment on the Isle of Man

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This fascinating updated publication reveals how internment was used in wartime by governments to protect their own citizens against resident foreigners of enemy nationality. In both World Wars fenced-off camps in the Isle of Man served as […]