Culture Vannin have awarded the Reih Bleeaney Vanannan - Manannan's choice of the year 2015 to the former First Deemster William Cain for his work in Manx conservation.
The full speech delivered by Chief Minister Allan Bell at the annual 'State of the Nation' gathering in the Villa Marina on Friday.
Allan Bell says the news of the closure of the Mount Murray was a surprise to him and government but talks are already underway to find potential new investors.
Chairman of the Alliance of Isle of Man Compliance Professionals, Graeme Snape, on the annual Manx State of the Nation conference held this year at the Villa Marina.
Problems over the agreement with the insurance company have resulted in the owners deciding to close the Mount Murray Hotel from next week. The managing director tells MTTV what happened.
Manx National Heritage ambitious five-year programme to conserve and study Castletown’s 18th century yacht, The Peggy, which has been housed in the cellar of the Nautical Museum has started its journey to Douglas for renovations.