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Membership subscriptions

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.

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 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.

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’

Tuesday 13th February Commemoration of the Massacre of Glencoe. The service at 11 am in St Mary’s Episcopal Church is followed at 12 noon by a march from the Bridge of Coe to the Memorial and a ceremony, with wreath-laying. Lunch afterwards will be at the Glencoe Inn. Please advise Ann McGhee 07831196164 or ahmcghee@btinternet.com if you would like to have lunch.

Saturday 17th March (tbc) 10.30 am Annual Academic Lecture by Paul Macdonald, Armourer, at the Spectrum Centre, Farraline Park, Inverness

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. Booking for lunch (essential) with Lois MacDonell of Glengarry, 23 Castle Street, Fortrose, IV10 8TH. loismac4@btinternet.com

Saturday 21st July Inverness Highland Games and Gala, Bught Park, Inverness, followed by AHCS AGM in Eden Court Theatre.

Wednesday 26th July Arisaig Highland Games

Saturday 18th August Glenfinnan Highland Games

Recent Events

Monday September 18th to Thursday 21st Society Outing to Islay. Click here for the itineray that can be printed.

4th to 26th August Edinburgh Military Tattoo.  

Saturday 19th August Glenfinnan Gathering and Highland Games.

Wednesday 26th July Arisaig Highland Games and Clan Ranald Gathering.

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.

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