The Glashtyn (or Glashtin)

The Glashtyn is a fabulous creature and a shapeshifter in the folklore of the Isle of Man. The popular idea of him is that he is a hairy goblin or sprite of somewhat similar characteristics to the Phynnodderee. He is

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Sheadings of the Isle of Man

Local government (Manx: gurneilys ynnydagh) in the Isle of Man was formerly based on six SHEADINGS, which were divided into seventeen parishes (today referred to as “ancient parishes”). The Island is now divided into town districts, village districts and parish

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