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Year of Our Island defended by Minister

Blein nyn Ellan er ny fendeil liorish Shirveishagh

Gialdyn dy veeaghyn breeoil ry heet

Ta'n Shirveishagh Polasee as Aa-Chummey Chris Thomas er vendeil y bree Blein nyn Ellan.

T'eh kiaddit dy vod cummaltee jannoo ard-eailley jeh'n voayl ta shin baghey ayn.

Ren Oltey yn Chiare as Feed ass-lieh Cairbre, Balleychashtal as Malew Jason Moorhouse cur feyshtyn er yn chirveishagh ayns yn Chiare as Feed Jemayrt (1 Mee Voaldyn), briaght jeh ny va'n oyr jeh.

Ta Mnr Thomas goaill rish dy vel Blein nyn Ellan er n'ghoaill toshiaght dy moal.

AS MNR THOMAS: Ghow y vlein toshiaght dy moal, ta mee goaill-rish shen. Ta mee jannoo ymmyd jeh'n vetaphore dy row ee er ny gientyn as ruggit as goll trooid aegid gys yn laa t'ayn jiu. Ta'n vlein son shickyrys gaase nish as ayns yn daa vee jeig, yn daa vee jeig ta er-mayrn, yn daa vee jeig s'jerree, freill arrey er shen, as liorish jerrey ny bleeaney bee Blein nyn Ellan ny s'breeoil as bee mayd rheynn yn skeeal mychione y vree eck.


Year of Our Island defended by Minister

Promise of bright months to come


Policy and Reform Minister Chris Thomas has defended the Year of Our Island initiative.

It's designed for residents to celebrate where we live.Arbory, Castletown and Malew MHK Jason Moorhouse quizzed the minister in the House of Keys on Tuesday (1 May) asking what the purpose was.

Mr Thomas admits the Year of Our Island has been a slow burn.

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