Yn Pabyr Seyr ‘Lite’

January 21, 2016

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE That’s the trouble with Mec Vannin they are always thinking of new ways to deliver ‘their’ message to us! So to complement there usual publications they are splashing out and they’ve now produced this: https://www.mecvannin.im/craueyn/craueyn1.pdf It’s a sort

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‘A Reputation For Service’ – Who Writes These Lines?

January 5, 2016

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE There was a quite stinging attack in the current edition of Yn Pabyr Seyr on the ‘Church of Business’. Written in a satirical style it nonetheless delivers a barbed message and concludes: “Faith is strong in the Church

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Mec Vannin Rams Home The Message On Unacceptable Energy Pricing

January 5, 2016

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Well it doesn’t look as if Mec Vannin paid much heed to the critics who found their Manx Gas poster item offensive! The suggestion that a failure to deal with rising costs would ultimately lead to more winter

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Government Policy Of Greed And Growth Criticised By Dhone Speaker

January 4, 2016

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Peter Crellin delivering the English oration at yesterday’s Illiam Dhone ceremony was quietly firm but uncompromising in his criticism of government and his growth policy. Peter who together with his fellow speaker Isla Callister who delivered the Manx

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A Damp Day But Spirits Were High As Dhone Commeration Held

January 4, 2016

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Despite appalling weather there was a good turn out at the Illiam Dhone commemoration yesterday. Opening proceedings Bernard Moffatt spoke about the significance and legacy of Dhone to Manx people and our institutions. He also pointed out that

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Mann: Perhaps the Governor Could Get Somewhere Smaller?

September 16, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League has asked the Chief Secretary to clarify recent figures released for the costs associated with running Government House. The current figure is still a staggering £450,000. The League has also sought clarification as to how

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New Look Nationalist Paper for Tynwald Day

July 6, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE As Manx police spend loads of cash on ‘enhanced security’ and searching for explosive devices that don’t exist ahead of tomorrows Tynwald Day the real ‘bombshell’ will come from a very different direction. We understand that the Manx

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League Support Nationalist Concerns Over Tynwald Day

April 10, 2015

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

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First Steps Taken Towards Establishing Commemorations Body

January 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Members of the Mannin branch of the Celtic League met with colleagues from Mec Vannin earlier this week and agreed to progress an initiative to establish a National Commemorations Organisation. The principles outlined for the new group were

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Manx Government Pension Policy Criticised

November 27, 2014

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Government ineptitude over the handling of public sector pensions was criticised at the recent monthly meeting of Mec Vannin, the Manx Nationalist Party. In a wide ranging discussion it was advanced that successive Manx governments in years when

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