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News interviews in FULL!
Highlighting some of the most interesting, intriguing and engaging recent Isle of Man stories from Manx Radio News.

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News interviews in FULL!
Highlighting some of the most interesting, intriguing and engaging recent Isle of Man stories from Manx Radio News.

    Siblings taking on Parish Walk in memory of late father

    Siblings taking on Parish Walk in memory of late father

    Four siblings are returning to the Isle of Man from Ireland to take on the Parish Walk in memory of their late father.
    Accountant Jim McDonald, and his wife Mary, moved to the Isle of Man with their young family in 1987 and lived here until 2004.
    Last year, in May, he died after battling progressive supranuclear palsy.
    Now, his four children - Elaine, Paul, Eoin and Fiona - are returning to take on the Parish Walk in his memory and to raise money for PSPA Ireland - a charity very close to the family's heart.
    They've already raised €13,500 - around £11,400.
    Fiona and Eoin told Lewis Foster they're hoping to complete all 85-miles:

    • 10 min
    Will net-zero be a "disaster" for the Isle of Man?

    Will net-zero be a "disaster" for the Isle of Man?

    A public meeting was held last night which saw a hefty turnout, with residents eager to hear the views of Paul Burgess to present why he thinks "net-zero will be a disaster for the Isle of Man".
    Mr Burgess describes himself as a climatologist who's spent his career looking at the extremes of weather, and claims the Isle of Man's attempts to reach net-zero and tackle climate change is 'rubbish'.
    Manx Radio's Christian Jones sat down with Paul Burgess after the meeting drew to a close.

    • 10 min
    Prestigious international award for dairy farming brothers

    Prestigious international award for dairy farming brothers

    The Cooil brothers from Ballagawne Farm have scooped the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group's Silver Lapwing Award

    • 5 min
    Man who suffered 'catastrophic' stroke set to take on Parish Walk

    Man who suffered 'catastrophic' stroke set to take on Parish Walk

    One of over 1,200 people taking on the Parish Walk this weekend is Manx resident Iain Wrigley.
    Whilst attending a funeral in Wales in February 2023, he suffered a catastrophic stroke which left him unable to walk or talk.
    He spent twelve weeks in hospital, undergoing months of intense physiotherapy and rehabilitation.
    Seventeen months on he's back on the Island and is hoping to get to Peel in this weekend's event to raise money for the charity that helped him - The Manx Stroke Foundation.
    Iain and his wife Sandy have been speaking to Lewis Foster:

    • 9 min
    Manx Care CEO on driving through efficiencies

    Manx Care CEO on driving through efficiencies

    The chief executive of Manx Care has reacted to the Chief Minister's pledge in Tynwald this week to take a magnifying glass to a number of areas with a view to 'streamlining and driving efficiencies'.

    • 11 min
    Doing the Parish Walk this year?

    Doing the Parish Walk this year?

    If so, you'll want to listen to this - top tips for the days before the race as well as the event itself, to make sure you reach your destination goal feeling fit.

    • 14 min

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