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January 2017 Newsletter

February 25, 2017

The January 2017 newsletter has been sent out to members.

It includes news from Clan Donald Skye, the West Highland Museum in Fort William, and other local news.

There is an interesting article about the Battle of Prestonpans, on the 20th September,1745. Starting from the Highlanders seizing Edinburgh on the 16th September, 1745, "without the stork of a sword, and not the least opposition made within the town" The information coming from the book by Norman H.MacDonald, "The Clanranald of Knoydart & Glengarry - A History of the MacDonalds or MacDonells of Glengarry"

Lost Valley, Glencoe

October 3, 2015

In June 2015, a recent challenging, and interesting, climb up to the lost valley in Glencoe, on a brilliant blue sky day, resulted in a remarkable view of this beautiful valley

Coire Gabhail is known the hidden valley, where the MacDonalds (McIans) of Glen Coe hid their rustled cattle. A visit involves a very rough but intensely dramatic and scenic climb.

New revamped website...

October 26, 2014

We have updated our website, which although it retains its simplicity, does have some new features. There is a lot of other information elsewhere on the internet about Clan Donald, so we may only include some key links - for more information just Google it...

Website Information

This website was re-construction - November 2014. Additional information will be added during 2015 as necessary.