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 2016

Friday 3rd June Donald MacDonald Quaich (Piping competition), Clan Donald Skye. 7pm

Saturday 4th June Friends of Clan Donald Skye meeting, Armadale Castle. 4pm

Saturday 16th July Inverness Highland Games, Bught Park, Inverness. 5 for 5.30 pm AHCS AGM at Eden Court Theatre.

Wednesday 27th July Arisaig Highland Games.

Saturday 20th August 11.30 am Glenfinnan Highland Gathering.

September/October Society's Annual outing (date yet to be decided).

Saturday 3rd December 7.30 pm - 11.30 pm Clan Donald Ceilidh in Munlochy Hall, Ross-shire. All welcome, BYOB.

Recent Events

Saturday 14th May, 12 noon, raising of Canadian flag at the Sir John A Macdonald cairn in Rogart, which was followed by a tea and a short slide show of images taken over the years.

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.

Saturday 5th March - CDSH&I Commemoration of the birth of Major General Sir Hector Macdonald held at Mitchell Hill Cemetery, Dingwall.

Saturday 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. Lunch afterwards in the Glencoe Hotel was a very welcome respite from the very cold wind in sunny conditions.

Saturday 16th January - Commemoration of the 270th anniversary of the Battle of Falkirk by the 1745 Association.

Wednesday 13th January 2016 - CDSH&I Academic lecture. Professor Stewart Angus presented "Lady Penelope's chateau and its canals - the history of Caisteal Ormacleit, South Uist." A summary of the lecture can be found here.

Saturday 5 December 2015 - CDSH&I Annual Ceilidh in the  Munlochy Village Hall, Ross-shire. The entertainment of Dancing, Piping, Raffle was well received as were the light refreshments.

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.

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.

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