Comann Chlann Dòmhnaill na Gàidhealtachd ìs nan Eilean
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 email@example.com
Forthcoming Events 2019
Saturday, 16th March – 11 am The Spectrum Centre, Farraline Park, Inverness. 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.
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, costs £30 and is by reservation only. Click here for full details. Please contact Lois MacDonell of Glengarry firstname.lastname@example.org or 01381 620121.
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 8th June - Clan Donad 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 email@example.com or call Lois MacDonell on 01381 620121. Click here for fuller details.
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.
Saturday 17th March Annual Academic Lecture "Jacobite Arms and Martial culture - an Insight into Steel" by Paul Macdonald, Custom Sword Maker and Master-at-Arms, Click here for poster. Photographs at foot of page.
Photographs courtesy of Alaine Macdonald.