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Michael Cowin

Pullyman: DIY gives you a rawl deal

If you can remember rawl plugs you must be as old as I am. If you still have some in the shed, you must be ancient and if you still use them, well words fail me!

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Roy Baker, from the Leece Museum, with the Sophia Morrison exhibition

Events held in commemoration of Sophia Morrison

A celebration of the life of Manx cultural ambassador and collector Sophia Morrison took place last weekend.

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Mike Clark, owner of the traditional fishing boat White Heather (also known as PL 5) that was originally built in 1904

Historic boat saved by quick-thinking fire crew

The owner of a historic boat has thanked the fire crews and volunteers that saved it from the point of sinking in Peel harbour at the weekend.

Ade Bruce, from 9 Bar Gypsies (Gary Weightman, Vannin Photos)

Manx Sound Exchange: For those Gypsies about to stop rocking, we salute you!

First this week we head out to the west of the island and to The Creek in Peel where Ian Thompson and his band will be appearing this Saturday night.

James Duggan brings Shauna to life on the walls of Guttery Gable (Mike Radcliffe)

Street artist brings a new girl to town

Street artist James Duggan has begun work on a second larger-than-life mural in the centre of Douglas.

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Manx Entertainment News rss

Manx bard John 'Dog' Callister

Manx bard to tread in footsteps of TE Brown

The Sailors’ Shelter, nestled in with the harbour buildings along Peel Quay, looks small and fairly insignificant, and it is easy to wander past it without giving it a moment’s thought.

Me and Manx: What inspired a 1960s ‘comeover’

John Wright recalls the inspiration behind a ‘comeover’ like him learning to speak Manx

The Michael Players with the RBV trophy

Cultural recognition for dialect theatre group

This year’s recipients of the Reih Bleeaney Vanannan trophy have been named as the Michael players.

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Keiran Hannifin, better known as Han-FX (J S Photography)

Like minds combine on island’s hip hop scene

Its fair to say that, while the Isle of Man has produced some world class musical talent recently, we’re not exactly known for our burgeoning, explosive Hip Hop scene.

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Manx National Heritage director Edmund Southworth

MNH is adapting as tough times lie ahead

Future years are going to carry on being tough – but we are a lot fitter and healthier than we were.

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  • Isle of Man 5-day weather forecast

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    Monday 23 Jan

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    Low 7°c

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    Speed 10 mph

    Tuesday 24 Jan

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    Low 9°c

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    From South west

    Speed 20 mph

    Wednesday 25 Jan

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    From South

    Speed 24 mph

    Thursday 26 Jan

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    High 7°c

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    From South east

    Speed 22 mph

    Friday 27 Jan

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    From South east

    Speed 19 mph