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Manannan

Irish god of the sea. [Irish Folklore: Briggs, 280]
See: Sea
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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.
GARRY OWEN NEWSBOY 2.15 - ROYAL ASPIRATION 2.45 - ELUSIVE BONUS 3.15 - GALA CASINO STAR 3.45 - SPINATRIX 4.15 - MAJESTIC MANANNAN 4.45 - PULVERIZE 5.15 - SONG OF THE SIREN 2.15 - FANTASY INVADER 2.45 - TUIBAMA 3.15 - GALA CASINO STAR 3.45 - DOCTOR PARKES 4.15 - MAJESTIC MANANNAN 4.45 - ACE OF VALHALLA 5.15 - FOSSGATE GARRY OWEN 2.15 - ROYAL ASPIRATION 2.45 - ELUSIVE BONUS 3.15 - GALA CASINO STAR 3.45 - SPINATRIX 4.15 - MAJESTIC MANANNAN 4.45 - PULVERIZE 5.15 - SONG OF THE SIREN NEWSBOY 2.15 - FANTASY INVADER 2.45 - TUIBAMA 3.15 - GALA CASINO STAR 3.45 - DOCTOR PARKES 4.15 - MAJESTIC MANANNAN 4.45 - ACE OF VALHALLA 5.15 - FOSSGATE
He did show when second to Mister Manannan at Leicester and Royal Rock at Yarmouth that he was no back number.
Folklore talks of Manannan, a mythical Celtic sea god who could magic up a cloak of fog to hide the island from marauding invaders.
She then chased home useful colt Mister Manannan in a Listed event at Ayr before running way beyond her starting price of 50-1 to finish just under four lengths behind Special Duty in the Cheveley Park Stakes.
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Co has a new wave-piercing catamaran, Manannan, in action with single fares for car and two passengers starting at pounds 59, and just pounds 20 for foot passengers.
But, given that this is (or seems to be) the Isle of Apples, this god possibly could be Manannan mac Lir.
The Isle of Man is hosting a week of Magnetic Magic starting on Monday for children aged 7 to 11, to be held at the House of Manannan in Peel and it isn't too late to secure a half-term deal.
Get a good introduction to the island in the House of Manannan - an award- winning museum on the quayside in picturesque Peel.
Older children love hands-on exhibits so Steve should take the kids to the House of Manannan visitor centre at Peel where they can explore a full-sized Viking longboat and a Celtic roundhouse.
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.
Bosses were last night testing sailing and docking with the Manannan fastcraft.