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Radio in manx language

The Manx language, also known as Gaelg or Gailck, is a Celtic language spoken on the Isle of Man. It is a member of the Goidelic branch of the Celtic languages, which also includes Irish and Scottish Gaelic. Manx was once the main language of the Isle of Man, but its use declined in the 19th century due to English influence. However, efforts have been made to revive the language, and it is now taught in schools and spoken by a small but dedicated community.

One interesting aspect of the Manx language is its use in music. Several popular musical artists have incorporated Manx into their songs, including Breesha Maddrell and Ruth Keggin. Maddrell's album "Barrule" features traditional Manx songs sung in the language, while Keggin's album "Sheear" includes original songs in Manx. These artists are helping to keep the Manx language alive through their music.

In addition to music, there are also radio stations that broadcast in Manx. The most popular of these is "Radio Vannin," which provides news, music, and other programming in the language. Other radio stations that occasionally feature Manx language programming include "Manx Radio" and "3FM." These stations help to promote and preserve the Manx language for future generations.

Overall, the Manx language is an important part of the cultural heritage of the Isle of Man. Through music and media, it is being kept alive and passed down to new generations.