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 2018

Friday 13th April An illustrated talk by Gregor Ewing. "Charlie, Meg and me - Following in Charlie's footsteps after the battle of Culloden. ACHS event. Waterside Hotel, 19 Ness Bank, Inverness, IV2 4SF 7pm for 7.30pm (Refreshments of tea/coffee and shortbread available from 7.00 p.m.) Click here for Summary.

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

Thursday 3rd May AGM 7.30pm Seaforth Lodge, Station Square, Fortrose. Bring and Share Supper to follow.

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

Saturday 22nd September Society's day outing to Invergarry. This will be a day-trip, with cars - and possibly a minibus - going to Invergarry Castle, the Well of the Heads, the Glengarry Visitor Centre and Daingean buried village.

2019 PROPOSED STAY-AWAY SOCIETY OUTING TO SKYE 2019 Watch this space for further details.

Recent Events

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.

Tuesday 13th February Commemoration of the Massacre of Glencoe. The service at 11am in St Mary’s Episcopal Church was followed at 12 noon by a march from the Bridge of Coe to the Memorial and a ceremony, with wreath-laying.

Saturday 20th January Clan Donald attended a day of activities commemorating the Battle of Falkirk in January 1746, organised by the 1745 Association. The main focus was the unveiling of a plaque by the present Chief of Glengarry to remember "Young Glengarry" (2nd son of the 12th Chief) who was killed in a tragic accident on the day after the battle.  

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 hereMonday 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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Photographs courtesy of Alaine Macdonald.

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