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St Andrew’s Day: Celebrations

10. November 2009

St Andrew’s Day: Celebrations

St Andrew’s Day: Celebrated by Scots around the world on 30th November every year. Saint Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland and St Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. The Scottish flag is the Cross of St Andrew, also known as the Saltire, and is widely displayed as a symbol of national identity. [...]

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Clan Donald Septs and Dependants

8. November 2009

Clan Donald Septs and Dependants

Clan Donald is one of the largest Scottish clans. There are numerous branches to the clan. Several of these have chiefs recognised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms; these are: Clan Macdonald of Sleat, Clan Macdonald of Clanranald, Clan MacDonell of Glengarry, Clan MacDonald of Keppoch, and Clan MacAlister. Notable branches without chiefs so-recognised [...]

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News Release: Clan Donald Society Highlands & Islands

7. November 2009

News Release: Clan Donald Society Highlands & Islands

GROUP OF ENTHUSIASTS SEEKS TO ESTABLISH              CLAN DONALD SOCIETY IN THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS    Clan Donald, which in the days of its Lordship of the Isles held sway over huge tracts of the Highlands and Islands – from the Butt of Lewis to the Glens of Antrim – is today represented by its hereditary [...]

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