Announcements in Manx Gaelic to be broadcast on Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster. As part of the Channel’s Voices of Four Project the Bunscoill Ghaelgagh and the Manx language will be used to introduce some of the channel’s programmes over the next few weeks. Bunscoill Ghaelgagh is a Manx-language primary school in St John's, Isle of Man (Manx: Balley Keeill Eoin, Mannin). At the present time it is the only school in the world where children are taught their lessons solely in Manx and which allows children to learn the language fluently.

Pupils from Year 4 of the Bunscoill Ghaelgagh recorded the programme announcements. They were chosen to take part in Channel 4’s Voices of 4 project, launched to celebrate diversity across the British Isles. The aim being to reflect Channel 4’s commitment to championing alternative voices. The first announcement will precede the Simpsons on Wednesday 16th November at 6pm The second will introduce the programme Sunday Brunch at 9.30am on Sunday 20th November with others to follow. The announcements will be subtitled in English.

Further information on the Manx Language:




Manx language website

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