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Manannan

Irish god of the sea. [Irish Folklore: Briggs, 280]
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The repairs were expected to be completed last night but a spokesman for the Steam Packet Company said: "Unfortunately, due to low tide heights over the next few days and the associated limitations on opening and closing of the dry dock gates, and despite repairs to Manannan being completed, the first available undocking tide is now expected to be 8am on Sunday, April 3.
After visiting the House of Manannan, a museum illustrating the interlaced Celtic and Viking heritage of the island, we settled at a table outside the Creek Inn to enjoy a view of the castle, the sparkle of the sun on the tide, and the specialty of the house, queenies in Mornay sauce.
The Manannan, a high speed catamaran operating between Liverpool and Douglas, crashed into the Isle of Man town's Victoria Pier just after 10pm.
Steve Hills wants an action break with twins Kitty and David DEVON; Get ready for action at Barton Hall FRANCE; High-tech paradise for kids at Futuroscope ISLE OF MAN; See a Viking boat in House of Manannan
In the fishing town of Peel, on the west coast of the island, the pounds 6million House of Manannan attraction whisks you through a Celtic village, past a Viking sailing ship and along the old harbour quay.
We have also worked on the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company's Manannan, a 96m high-speed wavepiercing catamaran car ferry.
The Manannan Mac Lir sea god artwork was reported missing on Wednesday after being removed from its plinth in Co Derry
Manannan strikes again David Nicholls has his horses in fine form and none more so than Mister Manannan, who gained his third course-and-distance win in the 5f handicap, repeating his success on the Westwood from last week and making light of his 6lb penalty.
Then we visited the House of Manannan, a museum which skilfully lays out the story of the island from Celtic times.
waves crash on the shore at New Brighton as, across the Mersey, the Tasmanian-built Isle of Man ferry, Manannan - renamed in 2008 after Manann[sz]n mac Lir, the Celtic god of the sea - prepares to leave port Purchase: www.
After settling in at our hotel in Port Erin, a 30-minute drive from the Douglas ferry terminal, we soaked up the history of the island in the House of Manannan.
Among the island's "must-sees" is The House of Manannan in Peel.