|Barrule (Courtesy of Phil Kneen)|
In a spectacular finale to this year's Lorient Interceltique Festival, two Manx bands swept the board in their bid for the coveted Trophée Loic Raison, topping off a special year for the Isle of Man at the annual festival in Brittany.
|Barrule (Courtesy of Simon Lees)|
|Ruth Keggin (Courtesy of Phil Kneen)|
Attracting a delegation of more than one hundred musicians and dancers from the Isle of Man, they entertained in excess of 800,000 visitors during a busy ten day festival, and included Barrule, Ny Fennee, Ruth Keggin, Rushen Silver Band, Caarjyn Cooidjagh, Russell Gilmour, Strengyn and Mec Lir amongst others.
|The Ruth Keggin Band|