Comann Chlann Dòmhnaill na Gàidhealtachd ìs nan Eilean

Mission Statement

To create a focus for people who belong to Scotland’s largest clan, which includes Macdonalds of Sleat, Clanranald, and Glencoe and MacDonalds/MacDonells of Glengarry, Keppoch and Antrim.

Enquiries about any of the events below should be directed to the Secretary at contact@clandonald.org

Forthcoming Events 2015

17th November to 9th December - performances of 'Hector' elsewhere in Scotland and in London.

Saturday 5 December - CDSH&I Annual Ceilidh 7.30 pm - 11.30 pm, Munlochy Village Hall, Ross-shire. Entertainment, Dancing, Piping, Raffle, Light refreshments, BYOB. Raffle prizes welcome. £10, members £6. All welcome!


Wednesday 13th January - CDSH&I Academic lecture. Professor Stewart Angus will present "Lady Penelope's chateau and its canals - the history of Caisteal Ormacleit, South Uist." A summary of the lecture can be found here.

Saturday 16th January - Commemoration of the 270th anniversary of the Battle of Falkirk by the 1745 Association. Details can be found here.

Saturday 13th February - Commemoration of the Massacre of Glencoe. 11am Service in St Mary's Church, 12 noon march to memorial and ceremony. Lunch afterwards at the Glencoe Hotel. Reservations via the Secretary.

Saturday 5th March - 11am CDSH&I Commemoration of the birth of Major General Sir Hector Macdonald at Mitchell Hill Cemetry, Dingwall. All welcome.

Saturday 16th April - Commemoration of the Battle of Culloden. 11am Gaelic Society of Inverness Service at the Main Cairn, followed by laying of wreaths at Clan Donald Stones and a lunch at the Drumossie Hotel, for which booking is essential. Contact Lois MacDonell of Glengarry at contact@clandonald.org or 23 Castle Street, Fortrose, IV10 8TH

Recent Events

Friday 13 November - Commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the Battle of Sheriffmuir (organised by the Association of Highland Clans and Societies).

Wednesday 21st October - "Hector", play about Sir Hector Macdonald - "Fighting Mac" , at Empire Theatre, Eden Court, Inverness. Hector play elsewhere in Scotland and in London.

Saturday 17 October - Lowering of the Canadian flag at the Sir John A Macdonald cairn in Rogart, Sutherland.

Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 September - Society's outing to Ardnamurchan and Kinlochmoidart.

Friday 7 August - Strathpeffer, Ross-shire, Blair-na-Pairc, Battle of Park: visit to battle site, seminar, march, re-enactment and act of reconciliation between the Chiefs of Clan Mackenzie and Clan Donald, followed by a ceilidh.