Comann Chlann Dòmhnaill na Gàidhealtachd ìs nan Eilean
A reminder for Members that subscriptions for 2017/18 are now due. If you have not already paid could you please either send a cheque, made payable to CDSH&I, bank transfer, or through PayPal and send to the Treasurer, Jean McDonald, 2 Stuarthill Drive, Maryburgh, Dingwall, IV7 8EL. Details for Bank Transfer and PayPal can be found in the tab "Contact & Membership". Many thanks.
To create a focus for people who belong to Scotland’s largest clan, which includes the Macdonalds of Sleat and of Clanranald; the MacDonells/Macdonalds of Glengarry and of Keppoch; the MacIains/Macdonalds of Glencoe; the MacIains of Ardnamurchan and the Macdonnells of Antrim.
Enquiries about any of the events below should be directed to the Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org
Forthcoming Events 2017
23rd June - 12th November - Exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland - The Jacobite challenge
Discover the story of the Jacobites and Prince Charles Edward Stuart, better known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, through key objects from the national collection.
Saturday 15th July Inverness Highland Games and Gala. 5pm (tea) for 5.30pm AGM of the Association of Highland Clans and Societies.
Wednesday 26th July Arisaig Highland Games and Clan Ranald Gathering. 12noon.
Saturday 19th August Glenfinnan Gathering and Highland Games. 11.30am.
4th to 26th August Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Click here for flyer.
Saturday 5th August Lord Macdonald's night 10.30pm
Saturday 26th August Clan Ranald's night 10.30pm
Monday September 18th to Thursday 21st Society Outing to Islay - to register interest please contact Chas MacDonald on email@example.com or 07851 723606 Click here for the full details that can be printed.
2nd December Annual Ceilidh in Munlochy hall, Ross-shire 7.30 - 11.30pm.
Forthcoming Events 2018
Monday 5th February - at 3pm at the Culloden Battlefield Centre. NTS Highland Members Centre talk by Dr Elizabeth Ritchie – ‘The Adventures of Flora MacDonald from Skye to the Americas and back again’
Saturday 15th April Commemoration of the Battle of Culloden. 11am Gaelic Society of Inverness Service at the Main Cairn, was followed by laying of wreaths at Clan Donald Stones and a lunch at the Drumossie Hotel.
Saturday 18th March The Annual Lecture took place at the the Spectrum Centre, Farraline Park, Inverness. Speaker - the Lord Lyon. From 14th to 21st Century! A video of the lecture can be viewed, courtesy of Chas Mac Donald, by clicking here. A photograph of Dr. Morrow, Lord Lyon, taken during the question and answer session is at the foot of the page.
Monday 13th February - Commemoration of the Massacre of Glencoe. The Service at 11am in St Mary's Church, was followed, at 12 noon, with a march to the memorial and a ceremony of wreath laying.
Saturday 3rd December Our annual Clan Donald Ceilidh took place in the Munlochy Hall, Ross-shire and a good time was had by all.
Friday 30th September Society's Annual Outing took place in Glencoe.
Saturday 16th July The Society was represented at the Inverness Highland Games.
Friday 3rd June 2016 Donald MacDonald Quaich (Piping competition), Clan Donald Skye. 7pm
Saturday 4th June 2016 Friends of Clan Donald Skye meeting, Armadale Castle. 4pm