Down, but certainly not out!

I came across this Manx Gaelic story via Daithí Mac Lochlainn’s blog, Keltalingvaj Nova?oj, that is written in Esperanto by the way.

UNESCO has yeilded to pressure from the Manx government and Chief Minister Tony Brown and has agree to reclass Manx as critically endangered. They had previously regarded the language as extinct.

Phil Gawne MHK, a vel Gaelg ec, “This is tremendous news for the Manx language and demonstrates the effectiveness of Government, Manx language bodies and individuals working together to correct a clear injustice.

There are currently 46 pupils in Manx medium education.

Freelance journalist, working mostly in Irish.

Have my own independent news website – – which is in constant need of material.

I am the former editor of the newspaper Gaelscéal,