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Onchan

(Kione Droghad)

Onchan is a district and the name of a parish which historically included parts of the capital Douglas. Onchan has a thriving shopping centre and a large pleasure park, as well as glens and nature walks.

The name Onchan was derived from Kirk Coonachan, a church named after a Celtic Saint. Lieutenant Buckle Reeves is buried in the churchyard of Onchan's Parish Church (St Peter's) and was the last surviving officer to have sailed with Nelson on the Victory. Captain Bligh of the Bounty married a local girl in an earlier church on the same site.


Events
Dates: Sunday 07 September 2014
Description: Stockcar Racing-End of season Demolition Derby. The 2014 Stockcar Racing season ends with a BANG! after a full afternoons racing, including Dash for the Cash races, the End of Season Demolition Derby, where 25 championship points and prize money is awarded to the last car mobile. This could change the 2014 points championship standings which are awarded throughout the meeting. Gates open at 1pm for a 2pm start. Onchan Stadium, Onchan Park, Onchan, 07624432232.
Event information supplied by the Isle of Man Department of Tourism & Leisure (01624 686766)

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