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Video interview with Brian Stowell

February 1, 2011

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This video was originally filmed by the Isle of Man papers for their on-line service. Here Brian discusses Manx placenames. Advertisements

Celtica 1901 – a visit to Mannin

November 19, 2010

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Thanks to Breesha and Annie for passing this on to me. I don’t think the people in Cregenash have ever recovered from his trip! CELTIA.   DECEMBER, 1901. A VISIT TO THE ISLE OF MAN. Shortly after the conclusion of the Pan- Celtic Congress I paid a visit to Douglas, Peel, Castletown, Port St. Mary, Laxey, […]

Manx Gaelic Revival

November 15, 2010

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Given it’s the week of the Cooish I thought people might be interested to see this interview with Brian Stowell about the revival in interest in the Manx  Language. Originally recorded by IOM Newspapers.

LETTER IN MANX BY THE REV. J. T. CLARKE

October 9, 2010

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Just thought I’d add the classic letter from the Rev Clarke of 1872 which is available on the Manx note book. Only part of the original Manx is here but the sentiments about the decline of the language are ones that friends of the language can sympathise with. (WITH TRANSLATION).  Read at Yn Lhaih Gailckagh […]