Isle of Man


The Manx anthem was written by William Henry Gill in 1907 with a Manx translation later by John Kneen. It was performed for the first time that year, yet the melody dates back originally to 1770 and a traditional Manx melody known as “Mylecharaine’s March”. It was given official status in 2003 as the Manx national anthem (“God Save the Queen” also being given official status as the Manx royal anthem at the same time). The first verse is usually sung of the eight verses.

Special thanks to: Ben Cahoon for some of this information.