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Discussion Groups

Click for more Index to a wide selection of bulletin boards.

Click for more Isle of Man General Bulletin Board
Follow and join in on threads on a wide number of topics related to the island.

Click for more Isle of Man ICQ list
Use ICQ to contact others with an interest in the Isle of Man.

Click for more Yahoo! Groups - "IsleofMan"
An email based discussion group on all things related to the island.

Click for more Yahoo! Groups - "Manx"
Another email based discussion group on all things related to the island.

A selection of Manx websites

Click for more IOM Local Web Guide
A comprehensive listing of Isle of Man websites.

Click for more A Manx Notebook
An Electronic Compendium of matters past and present connected with the Isle of Man.

Click for more Welcome to the Isle of Man
Historical and cultural materials about the Isle of Man, a listing of Manx societies worldwide, and a directory of Manx-related links.

News

Click for more Isle of Man Newspapers online

Click for more Manx Radio news
Get the latest news direct from the island's media.

Click for more Listen to Manx Radio
Requires Windows MediaPlayer.

Visiting

Click for more Planning a visit to the island?
Well, you've missed the infamous TT, but there's other things besides. You'll likely want to know where to eat, what to do and how to get there... not necessarily in that order!

Activities

Click for more So much to see & do
Beautiful vistas, winding Glens, historic castles, Golf courses, scuba diving, dune buggies, horse riding, nightclubs, casinos and so much more.

Telephone Directories
Choose from any of the following to access white and yellow pages for the island.
Click for more Manx Telecom
Click for more BT PhoneNetUK
Click for more ukphonebook.com

Encyclopædia

Isle of Man
Manx-Gaelic Ellan Vannin or Mannin, Latin Mona or Monapia, located in the Irish Sea off the northwest coast of England. The island lies roughly equidistant between England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. The Isle of Man is not part of the United Kingdom.

The history of the Isle of Man is imperfectly known. It was first inhabited by British speakers, then colonized from Ireland, and later
Viking ship became part of the Scandinavian Lordship of the Isles until 1266, when the King of Norway ceded both Mann and the Hebrides
to Scotland. It was finally taken by the English crown in 1333.

Manx language
a member of the Goidelic group of Celtic languages, formerly spoken natively on the Isle of Man but now a revived language. Like Scottish Gaelic, Manx was an offshoot of Irish Gaelic, and it is closely related to the easternmost dialects of Irish and to Scottish.


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