Daa cheead blein – The bicentenary of The Mona Melodies

The first music from the Isle of Man to appear in print was announced as now available in a notice dated 18th July 1820. Click here to hear Mandy Griffin and Frank Woolley performing the ten songs and three tunes that make up the collection.

Yn Chruinnaght’s Celtic Gathering 2020

Yn Chruinnaght’s Celtic Gathering 2020 will be taking place from 20th-26th July, with live events here in the Island, but lots to enjoy online by clicking here to enjoy Yn Chruinnaght’s Celtic Gathering 2020, Tannaghtyn Sthie.

Cohaglym Eddyr-ashoonagh – International Congress 

The Welsh branch had to cancel the International Celtic Congress which had been scheduled to be held in Aberystwyth, Wales from Monday 20th to Saturday 25th July 2020. 

Duillag Facebook noa – New Facebook page

Len Sheppard, the Vice Chair of the Cornish branch, who is also the Publicity Officer for the Federation of Old Cornwall Societies, has set up a Facebook page to promote the Congress and work of the various branches to a wider international audience.

He asks for material to be sent to him at  associationcornishheritage@gmail.com

The Facebook page can be found at: www.facebook.com/InternationalCelticCongress

Taghyrtyn scryssit magh – Events cancelled

We look forward to being able to arrange future dates, with the lifting of restrictions as there has been no new confirmed case of Covid-19 since 20th May. However, the future situation will depend on the instructions and advice of the Government.

For draft minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Manx Branch of the Celtic Congress held on Saturday 2nd November 2019, please click here.

Failt erriu gys Banglane Manninagh y Chohaglym Celtiagh

Welcome to the Manx Branch of the Celtic Congress

Eaghtyrane: Brian Kerwin
Lhiass Eaghtyrane: Stewart Bennett
Patroonyn: Clare Christian OBE; Noel Cringle OBE; Hazel Hannan
Screeudeyr Onn: Bob Carswell
Tashteyder Onn Shallidagh: Bob Carswell

The International Celtic Congress is held annually to perpetuate the culture, ideals, and languages of the Celtic peoples, and to maintain an intellectual contact and close cooperation between the respective Celtic communities.

The Celtic Congress was founded in 1917, though its antecedents go back some years before that, in order to promote the knowlege, use, and appreciation of the languages and cultures of the six Celtic countries. National Branches of the Congress meet in an International Congress each year in order to help further these aims.

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