League Support Nationalist Concerns Over Tynwald Day

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE

LEAGUE SUPPORT NATIONALIST CONCERNS OVER TYNWALD DAY

The Celtic League has supported concerns articulated by Mec Vannin (the Manx Nationalist Party) about the increasing commercialisation of the National Tynwald Day ceremony at St Johns on July 5th.

Me Vannin recently wrote to the Tynwald Ceremony Arrangements Committee (link);

https://www.facebook.com/MecVanninOfficial/posts/444118375763888:0

The Celtic League issued a supportive statement shortly after:

https://www.celticleague.net/news/manx-nationalists-protest-at-new-tynwald-arrangements/

The League followed up with a radio interview attacking the ‘commercialisation’ and also the ‘neo-colonial pageant’ which now takes place on the National Day (link to radio clip):

https://www.manxradio.com/newsread.aspx?id=76049

J B Moffatt (Mr)

Director of Information
Celtic League

09/04/15

(Please note that replies to correspondence received by the League and posted on CL News are usually scanned hard copies. Obviously every effort is made to ensure the scanning process is accurate but sometimes errors do occur)

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