Prince Philip: Isle of Man residents react to the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

Video report by Joshua Stokes.

People in the Isle of Man have been reacting to the announcement that His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has died aged 99.His Excellency Sir Richard Gozney will be sending a message of condolence to Her Majesty The Queen on behalf of the Island.

The Chief Minister of the Isle of Man, Howard Quayle, has also offered his condolences to The Queen in a statement.

Chief Minister, Howard Quayle full statement.

Flags on government buildings are flying at half-mast.

Prince Philip meeting travelling marshal Albert E Moule in 1969. Credit: iMuseum

The Duke of Edinburgh visited the Isle of Man on numerous occasions over his life, most recently he attended Tynwald Day in 2003 alongside The Queen.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on Tynwald Day in 2003. Credit: iMuseum

He also visited Peel in 1955.

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, visiting Peel in 1955. Credit: iMuseum, Isle of Man

The Speaker of the House of Keys, Juan Watterson has paid tribute to Prince Phillip after meeting him through his work with the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme in 2010.

Mr Watterson said Prince Phillip was as a devoted public servant.

The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme was introduced in the Isle of Man in 1958 and since then 470 Gold Awards have been presented on the Island.