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Learn Manx with BBC Ellan Vannin

If you want to know more about the Manx language then read on and learn with BBC Ellan Vannin.

There are currently eight articles to choose from with the English written first and the Manx in bold underneath.

So if you want to know more about the Isle of Man's ancient Celtic language then this resource could be an ideal introduction.

The following articles have been translated by Chris Sheard from the Manx Heritage Foundation.

Manx Gaelic is one of just six Celtic languages, the others are Irish, Scots Gaelic, Welsh, Breton and Cornish.

Manx articles

The Manx Giant- Skeeal yn Foawr Manninagh

Goddess of the gas pedals- Ben-jee ny Coshallyn Gas

A fight for freedom- Caggey son Seyrsnys

The story of Summerland- Raad ta'n ghrian kinjagh soilshean

The small car with the big reputation- Yn gleashtan beg as goo mooar echey

The birth of the RNLI- Shennaghys y Theihll: Ruggyr yn RNLI

The story of the SS Ellan Vannin- Caillt ayns Mooir Vannin

Farming the Manx Loaghtan- Gerinagh y Cheyrrey Loaghtan

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