Comann Chlann Dòmhnaill na Gàidhealtachd ìs nan Eilean
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Forthcoming Events 2016
Saturday 23rd July "Unfriendly Friends and Friendly Foes: Negotiating Jacobitism in Walter Scott's Waverley Novels". National Trust for Scotland, Culloden. 12.30 for 13.00. Further details can be found here.
Wednesday 27th July Arisaig Highland Games.
Saturday 6th August "Charles Edward Stuart and the '45'. An afternoon with Jacueline Riding. National Trust for Scotland, Culloden. 12.30 for 13.00. Further details can be found here.
Thursday 11th August Table at the St. Boniface Fair, Fortrose, 1pm.
Saturday 20th August 11.30 am Glenfinnan Highland Gathering.
Friday 30th September Society's Annual Outing will be to Glencoe. Full details can be downloaded and printed here.
Saturday 3rd December 7.30 pm - 11.30 pm Clan Donald Ceilidh in Munlochy Hall, Ross-shire. All welcome, BYOB.
Saturday 13th February - Commemoration of the Massacre of Glencoe. The Service at 11am in St Mary's Church, is followed, at 12 noon, with a march to the memorial and a ceremony of wreath laying. Lunch afterwards will be in the Glencoe Hotel.
Saturday 4th March 11am Commemoration of the birth of Major-General Sir Hector Macdonald, held at Mitchell Hill Cemetery, Dingwall. All welcome.
Saturday 18th March Annual Lecture. Inverness. Lecturer - the Lord Lyon. Details of time, venue and title of the talk will follow.
Saturday 15th 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 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
Saturday 16th January 2016 - 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.
Friday 13 November 2015 - Commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the Battle of Sheriffmuir (organised by the Association of Highland Clans and Societies).
Wednesday 21st October 2015 - "Hector", play about Sir Hector Macdonald - "Fighting Mac" , at Empire Theatre, Eden Court, Inverness.
Friday 7 August 2015 - 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.