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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 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 contact@clandonald.org

Forthcoming Events 2019

Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June - Commemoration of the Battle of Glen Shiel - organised by the 1745 Association and the AHCS. Venues: Inverness, Eilean Donan Castle, Dornie and Glen Shiel. Details available here

Saturday 1st June - Saturday 8th June - Clan Donald Gaelic Arts Week, Armadale Castle. Details available here

Saturday, 8th June - Clan Donald Lands Trust Friends meeting at Armadale.

Saturday, 20th July - Inverness Highland Games and ACHS AGM

Monday, 16th to Thursday, 19th September – Society’s outing to the Isle of Skye to see Clan Donald sites.  For three nights, two dinners, two lunches and entrances, the total cost will be approx £410,. Fuller details available shortly. There is limited hotel availability, so booking early is recommended - £100 deposit secures a place. Write to contact@clandonald.org or call Lois MacDonell on 01381 620121. Click here for fuller details. 

Recent Events

Saturday, 13th April – Annual Battle of Culloden commemorations. 11 am Gaelic Society of Inverness service at the Main Cairn. The Clan Donald group will gather behind Piper Sandy MacDonell to march to the Clan Donald Stones, give reverence and lay wreaths. Lunch at the Drumossie Hotel afterwards, with piping and speeches. 

Saturday, 16th March – Annual Academic Lecture by Professor Steve Mithen of Reading University "In search of Somerled: Excavation at Dunyvaig Castle 2018". Click here for an abstract of the lecture. Photographs in Gallery at foot of page.

Wednesday, 13th February  Annual commemoration of the Massacre of Glencoe. 

Saturday, 22nd September Society's day outing to Invergarry. We visited Invergarry Castle, the Well of the Heads, the Glengarry Visitor Centre and Daingean buried village. 

Saturday, 14th April Commemoration of the Battle of Culloden 11 am Gaelic Society of Inverness Service at the Main Cairn, followed by laying of wreaths at the Clan Donald Stones and luncheon at the Drumossie Hotel.

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An excellent turnout!
An excellent turnout!

Photographs courtesy of Alaine Macdonald.

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