|Origin||Isle of Man|
|Genres||Celtic, Folk, Indie Rock|
|Labels||Easy on the Record|
|Associated acts||Mabon, Mec Lir|
Barrule is a Celtic and folk trio from the Isle of Man.The band's three members are: Tomas Callister (fiddle), Jamie Smith (accordion) and Adam Rhodes (bouzouki). Barrule’s discography includes both original and traditional Manx language songs.
In 2014, the trio won "Best Debut" in the Spiral Earth awardsand have since performed major festivals including Celtic Connections, WOMAD Charlton Park, Sidmouth, Festival Interceltique de Lorient (where they won the prestigious Trophée Loic Raison), Lowender Peran Festival, Cornwall, and the National Celtic Festival in Melbourne. In the fall of 2013, Barrule was featured in Celtic Family Magazine ’s debut issue.
Barrule’s name pays tribute to the Manx summit and Celtic God Manannán mac Lir who made his home there.
|Barrule (self titled)||2014|
Celtic music is a broad grouping of music genres that evolved out of the folk music traditions of the Celtic people of Western Europe. It refers to both orally-transmitted traditional music and recorded music and the styles vary considerably to include everything from "trad" (traditional) music to a wide range of hybrids.
The Isle of Man, also known as Mann, is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Ireland. The head of state, Queen Elizabeth II, holds the title Lord of Mann and is represented by a lieutenant governor. The United Kingdom is responsible for the isle's military defence.
Richard Edgar Quine is a Manx politician. After serving in the Hong Kong Police Force, he was elected to the House of Keys in 1986, where he represented Ayre until 2004.
The South Barrule is the highest hill in the south of the Isle of Man. It has the remains of a fort on its summit, which is traditionally the home of the Manx god of the sea Mannanan beg mac y Leir. The hill is largely surrounded by conifer plantations. On the south western slope of the hill the Cringle Reservoir was formed to supply water to the southern part of the island. South Barrule's ancient name was Warfield or Wardfell.
Emma Christian is a prominent artist in the recent revival of traditional Manx folk music.
His Honour John Michael Kerruish QC was a Manx lawyer, who was the First Deemster and Clerk of the Rolls on the Isle of Man.
Malew is one of the seventeen parishes of the Isle of Man.
Dominic Francis Kevin Delaney is a former member of the House of Keys and the Legislative Council of the Isle of Man, where he sat as a member of the Alliance for Progressive Government. He was once called "one of the Island's most outspoken politicians".
Lieutenant Colonel Dr Edgar John Mann MB was a British politician, and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Isle of Man, the then head of the island's Government.
Braaid is a hamlet in the parish of Marown on the Isle of Man, about 6 km west of the capital Douglas. It is best known for the nearby ancient settlement of The Braaid.
The Pan Celtic Festival is a Celtic-language music festival held annually in the week following Easter, since its inauguration in 1971. The first Pan Celtic Festival took place in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. Its aim is to promote the modern Celtic languages and cultures and artists from all six Celtic nations: Brittany, Cornwall, Ireland, Isle of Man, Scotland and Wales.
Rachel Hair is a folk harpist from Scotland. She plays the Celtic harp, also known by the Scottish Gaelic word clarsach.
Celton Manx Limited is a company that provides e-gaming products; it provides a platform for sports betting, live casino games, race betting and animated flash games. It is headquartered in, licensed by and fully regulated by the Government of the Isle of Man, British Isles.
Citywing was an Isle of Man-based virtual airline that sold seats on scheduled air flights operated under charter. Flights linked several airports in the British Isles, with the company having a base at Isle of Man Airport. Its head office was in Hangar 9 at Isle of Man Airport in Ballasalla.
Darryl Hill is an English-born former professional Manx snooker player.
Ruth Keggin is a Manx Gaelic singer-songwriter. She holds degrees from the University of York and the University of Cambridge.
Liam Doyle is a Manx footballer who currently plays for San Antonio FC in the USL Championship.
James Alfred Caine, known as "Jim the Jazz," was a Manx jazz pianist, radio presenter and raconteur whose career, in various parts, spanned over 70 years.
Ímar are a folk band from the British Isles, founded in 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. They won the Horizon Award for Best Emerging Act at the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.