Tag: Manx Language

Guernsey Language Commissioner visits Island

Guernsey Language Commissioner visits Island

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The last few years have seen a growing international awareness of the Isle of Man success story that is the revival of interest in the language. Such international recognition has resulted in a growing number of individuals and delegations visiting the Island from other jurisdiction to find out the key to this success. The latest […]

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New short-film in Manx Gaelic

New short-film in Manx Gaelic

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

For a language once considered ‘extinct’ by UNECSO, the Manx language is doing remarkably well. As part of this renaissance, the Manx film ‘Solace’ is about to be premiered on September 14th at the Broadway Cinema. It is set in 1617 and is based around the true story of Margaret Quaine, a woman whose life […]

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Ned Maddrell Lecture 2013

| September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The last twenty years have seen a remarkable growth in interest and support for the language on-Island but what Manx people often don’t release is the  international dimension to this revival. What has been achieved here is being closely followed throughout the world an interest that is illustrated by this year’s Ned Maddrell Lecture which […]

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Manx Gaelic app for Android, iphone and ipads launched

| November 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The growth in interest and support for the Manx Language has received another fantastic boost with the launch of a free app for Android phones, iPhones and iPads. The lessons for the app have been produced by Adrian Cain, the Manx Language Development Officer, for the Manx Heritage Foundation, whilst the course has been made […]

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Manx Gaelic signage for St. Ninian’s Lower School

| October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Manx language has seen a real growth in interest and support over the last few years and the latest addition to the increasing number of organisations keen to support Manx Gaelic is the new, state of the art, St. Ninian’s Lower School. The school is adopting a wide-range of bilingual signage, which, it is […]

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Manx Language Week 2012

Manx Language Week 2012

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

This year’s Manx language week the Cooish- is the annual celebration of language and culture. It will take place from the 7th to 13th of October and is supported by the Manx Heritage Foundation and a number of local businesses providing an excellent opportunity for those involved with Manx to demonstrate the current vibrancy of […]

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Facebook now in Manx Gaelic

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

With a growing number of people communicating on social media sites through Manx Gaelic, the language has received a great boost with the creation of a basic Facebook template in the language. With assistance from Kevin Scannell, a computer science professor at St. Louis University in America, it is now possible to ‘like’ ‘follow’, find […]

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Manx Gaelic and Yiddish in Jerusalem

Manx Gaelic and Yiddish in Jerusalem

| March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Island and in particular the Manx Language received some good PR last week in the unlikely guise of a lecture in Yiddish in Jerusalem about the revival of Manx Gaelic. The lecture was delivered by Hanan Bordin of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and comes after Hanan’s three week stay in the Island last […]

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Manannan’s Cloak: an anthology of Manx literature selected and translated by Robert Corteen Carswell

Manannan’s Cloak: an anthology of Manx literature selected and translated by Robert Corteen Carswell

| June 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Manannan’s Cloak brings together a range of texts in the Gaelic language of the Isle of Man from the earliest writings to the present day, along with their English translations. Written Manx arrived comparatively late, and the size of the Island’s population was not conducive to the widespread development of Manx literature. Nevertheless, the amount […]

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MANX LANGUAGE TAKES PRIDE OF PLACE IN 2010 PHONE DIRECTORY

| February 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man News, 3 February 2010 – The Manx Heritage Foundation has praised Manx Telecom for its continued and “exemplary” support for promoting the local language with traditional words featuring prominently in the new phone book. Once again, key page headers and other references throughout the 2010 telephone directory appear in both English and […]

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