Abduction of a Boy by the Fairies

Not so many years ago a farmer’s son in the parish of Andreas, was taken away by the Fairies and was lost for four years. One day, as his two brothers were passing by a thorn bush not far from

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Crossag or Monks’ Bridge

A narrow 13th century packhorse double-arched bridge paved with quartz cobbles spans the Silverburn immediately north of Rushen Abbey and adjacent to the mill race. Crossag is from ‘crosh veg’ meaning little cross. Apart from some repairs it is probably

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Lag-ny-Boirey

Lag-ny-Boirey (Manx for hollow of lamentation/botheration) is the site of a cluster of Bronze Age hut dwellings at Mull Hill.  During excavations in 1896 a Bronze Age clay model of a human face was unearthed. (source: Manks Antiquities (1914) by

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Manx Enigma from 1815

Can you guess the name of the village? “A place where ladies love to go, A vowel add – neither ‘i’ nor ‘o’, And what we do in summer eat – Omit a letter of this treat. If the rest

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