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Clan Donald Society of Edinburgh Welcomes Clansfolk:

27. September 2009

Clan Donald Society of Edinburgh Welcomes Clansfolk:

“No Joy Without Clan Donald” The Clan Donald Society of Edinburgh stand proud in front of The Clan Donald Tent along with International Clan Donald Members and Supporters. Amongst them : Merlyn McReynolds, Deputy High Commissioner of Clan Donald USA ,CDSE  President , Archivist  and Historian Norman H. MacDonald, Morag Y. MacDonald, Hon Secretary of [...]

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Atholl Highlanders joined The Gathering’s Clan Parade :

27. September 2009

Atholl Highlanders joined The Gathering’s Clan Parade :

Athol Highlanders Accompanied by the sound of their stirring pipes and drums, the Atholl Highlanders joined The Gathering’s Clan Parade along the historic Royal Mile after almost 30 years away from Scotland’s capital. It marked The Atholl Highlanders first visit to Edinburgh in 29 years. The regiment of Atholl Highlanders serves the Duke of Atholl, [...]

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Prince Charles: Duke of Rothesay at The Clan Gathering 2009

27. September 2009

Prince Charles: Duke of Rothesay at The Clan Gathering 2009

Duke of Rothesay Prince Charles patron of The Gathering joined thousands on the day to officially open what was the world’s largest Clan Meeting and Highland Games in history.      Reflecting on the changing face of clan culture in Scotland, the Prince of Wales commented: “Thankfully in 2009 the lives of clan chiefs and their [...]

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Private Officer of Arms of Clan Donald- The Pursuivant’s Induction:

24. September 2009

Private Officer of Arms of Clan Donald- The Pursuivant’s  Induction:

Holyrood Park  July 26th 2009 The Rt Hon. Godfrey MacDonald of MacDonald, 8th Lord MacDonald and Chief of Clan Donald Places a medallion around the neck of Thomas Miers the Finlaggan Pursuivant, the Private Officer of Arms of Clan Donald, during the induction ceremony at Holyrood Park.     The newly sworn-in Finlaggan Pursuivant Holds [...]

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High Chief of Clan Donald-8th Lord MacDonald:

24. September 2009

High Chief of Clan Donald-8th Lord MacDonald:

The Gathering 2009 The Rt Honourable Godfrey MacDonald of MacDonald, 8th Lord MacDonald and High Chief of Clan Donald and his wife , Lady (Claire) MacDonald of Kinloch chat with Donald Cameron of Lochiel 27th Chief and Captain of Clan Cameron.

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Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Rothesay:

24. September 2009

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Rothesay:

  The Duchess of Rothesay at The Gathering 2009. Robert McDonald Parker Chamberlain to the High Council of Chiefs of Clan Donald and Council Member of the CDSE, meets Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Rothesay, at The Gathering. Photo by Graham MacDonell

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Clan Donald Parades at The Gathering:

23. September 2009

Clan Donald Parades at The Gathering:

Ni h-eibhneas ganChlainn Domhnaill  “It is no Joy without Clan Donald” Never in History had Clans paraded together from Royal Palace Holyrood upto Edinburgh Castle. Around 8000 marchers from over 125 clans , interspersed with by seven pipe bands took part. Edinburgh was a Buzz as the skirl of the pipes mixed with accents from [...]

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Clan Macdonald chief’s delight at Gathering2009

20. September 2009

Clan Macdonald chief’s delight at Gathering2009

Lord Macdonald of Macdonald Clan Donald Chief Godfrey Macdonald  of Macdonald  High Chief of the clan Donald, speaks to STV about the success of the Gathering in Scotland’s capital. There are a 5.1 million people in Scotland, and around 40 million descendant people with  Scottish descent living in other countries. If you are of Scottish descent [...]

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