Best Manx Radio podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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A look back at a week of Manx Gaelic programmes.
 
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A weekly look at the news, the views and the people behind the Manx countryside and farming industry with Simon Clarke and Kirree Kermode.
 
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Spotlight - 16th January 2019By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
A jam-packed Women Today Podcast with Love Tech's Lydia Barbara, Elissa Morris and Jade Zorab, cancer-survivor Millie Blenkinsop-French talks about her self-confessed activism, Chloe Sloane and Finnola Martin discuss the work they're doing for the Developing Orphans Charity, Rona Halsall gives us an insight into the making of her latest book an ...…
 
In this episode I discuss the distinction between between less and fewer, and commonly-held beliefs about English grammar and usage. I investigate where these ‘rules’ and practises originated and find out who is responsible. http://www.omniglot.com/soundfiles/radio/episode11.mp3 This podcast is also available on SoundCloud, and you can download ...…
 
Spotlight - 9th January 2019By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
Alison Lynch talks about a positive start to 2019 after her battle with cancer , "Mrs Yorkshire" the Baking Bard (Carol Ellis) reads her wonderful New Year poem and the legendary Mitch Murray joins us on Conister Rocks.By womentoday@manxradio.com (Christy DeHaven).
 
Christy was joined on the #MRConisterRock on January 4th 2019 by Mitch Murray, multi-award winning songwriter, author, after dinner speaker and proud father to two daughters who are themselves West End Stars. He shared fantastic stories about rubbing shoulders - and working with - some of the biggest names in showbiz, from The Beatles to Georgi ...…
 
Social media gets blamed for a great many things in our daily lives nowadays; it does have its benefits for sure, but when it comes to love, are those rose-tinted glasses blinding us to what true love really is - and possibly even ruining our relationships? Christy speaks with two women from very different backgrounds - anthropologist Dr Anna M ...…
 
You’d think that mums who are bold enough to set up business from home while also looking after the children and all that goes with would be admired and respected for their choices. But of course we live in a labels world now and apparently the incredibly patronising term ‘mumpreneur’ is increasingly in use - and it's putting people off. Part o ...…
 
Spotlight Review of the Year - 23rd December 2018By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
In this episode I look into the differences between languages and dialects, and talk a bit about where they come from and how they develop. http://www.omniglot.com/soundfiles/radio/episode10.mp3 This podcast is also available on SoundCloud, and you can download it here. Max Weinreich (1894-1969), a Russian linguist who specialised in sociolingu ...…
 
Beth and Christy find out about break-dancing, the First Point Portal Project, a special chair at Milntown, naturopathy and men's mental health.By womentoday@manxradio.com (Christy DeHaven).
 
Spotlight - 19th December 2018By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
Did you know that the fashion industry is responsible for 92m tons of waste dumped in UK landfills every year? Oxfam has conducted some research showing that almost 3/4 of Brits will buy one or more new item of clothing specifically for the Christmas party season, splashing out an average of £106... the spend equates to about £3.5 BILLION on ne ...…
 
Countryside podcast for 18th December 2018By countryside@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
University College has a huge number of Higher Education courses, from cookery to ceramics, gardening to astronomy. And last week, there was a very special occasion at the Homefield Road building, which highlighted not only the diversity of classes and students, but also the importance of these courses to the community. Christy went to find out ...…
 
Spotlight - 12th December 2018By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
Countryside - 11th December 2018By countryside@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
Features include dealing with pet grief, meeting the new chairman for the Manx Music Festival, the hospital chapel, QUING and Ned Kennaugh on Conister Rocks.By womentoday@manxradio.com (Christy DeHaven).
 
Spotlight - 5th December 2018By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
By now, some of you may already know the name Lale Sokolov. The remarkable story of his time in Auschwitz has become a best selling book after an encounter with screenwriter Heather Morris led to the formation of a very important friendship. Lale was largely responsible for creating the most iconic, identifying feature of the Holocaust- the blu ...…
 
Countryside - 4th December 2018By countryside@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
In this episode I talk about Welsh (Cymraeg), a Celtic language spoken mainly in Wales, a part of the UK. I delve into the history of the language, its current status, the language itself, and how I learnt it and use it. I also talk to a Welsh learner from Michigan in the USA who is doing a degree in Welsh at Bangor University. This podcast is ...…
 
The couple who've played a part in the momentous occasions of so many Islanders over their 40 yrs in business as Charles Alexander Jewellers, shared music & memories with Beth and Christy on 23rd November, as Charles and Susan Jane Alexander look ahead to the final weeks of their family firm.In early October news of their retirement was receive ...…
 
Spotlight - 28th November 2018By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
Christmas is getting quirkier every year - and the advent calendar market is no exception. You can now get them with all kinds of fillings from biscuits, to cheese, to high class beauty products. So much for pretty festive pictures! And now you can even get ones with a wee tot of booze behind every door...This year it seems that alcohol advent ...…
 
Countryside- 27th November 2018By countryside@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
Spotlight - 20th November 2018By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
How would you like to go to Space School?? If you’re a sixth form student on the Isle of Man – or know one – who is looking to expand horizons into galaxies far far away, ManSat could have the perfect opportunity. Every year, working with the Department of Education, Sport and Culture, the Manx satellite firm sponsors scholarships for up to thr ...…
 
The Countryside podcast 20th November 2018By countryside@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
Musician and composer Simeon Wood was with Beth and Christy on the Conister Rock on Nov 9th. He shared backstage secrets from Britain's Got Talent, talked about childhood freedoms, first music loves, writing music for Snickers adverts; he also told us a very moving story about reconnecting with his first music teacher and of course shared some ...…
 
Spotlight - 14th November 2018By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
This epsiode is about polyglottery and was partly recorded at the 2018 Polyglot Conference in Ljubljana in Slovenia. I talk about what is a polyglot, how many languages you have to speak to call yourself a polyglot, and discuss what polyglots get up to, including the Polyglot Conference and other polyglot events, such as the Polyglot Gathering ...…
 
Alison Schreiber teaches French and Spanish at King Williams College. But for the last 4 years, she has also been researching the 139 World War 1 casualties from the college, and organising the Centenary Celebrations - which involves a very special photographic tribute in the Chapel. Beth and Christy caught up with her in the college grounds to ...…
 
Spotlight - 7th November 2018By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
Part of our series of interviews in recognition of the sacrifice and service of those who fought in the wars – from first hand experiences, to family members relating the often very emotional stories of their loved ones. It seemed no sooner had the Great War finished - and men, women and children were trying to rebuild their lives while dealing ...…
 
The first in a series of interviews with service men and women, in recognition of the sacrifice and service of those who fought in the wars – from first hand experiences, to family members relating the often very emotional stories of their loved ones.We started with the Chairman of the Isle of Man Royal Naval Association, Mr Tom Quirk. We hear ...…
 
Christy was joined on the Rock on 2nd Nov by Annie Kissack - teacher, composer, writer, singer, poet - whose life long passion for her native language music and dance was instilled in her by meeting much lauded folklorist Mona Douglas.Annie continues to play a hugely important part in keeping Manx culture alive - not least informing, educating ...…
 
Nov 1st is World Vegan Day – which also marks the start of World Vegan Month – and while there may be some way to go in terms of education about the subject, research has revealed that 50% of the British public would consider becoming vegan at some point in their lives. So what’s holding them back? Christy spoke with Dominika Peeyasekka from Th ...…
 
Spotlight - 31st October 2018By sarahhendy@manxradio.com (Sarah Hendy).
 
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