Links to Other Sites
Clan Donald Chiefs
The High Council of
Clan Donald Chiefs.
MacDonald of Keppoch.
On 30 January 2004 the Court of Session accepted Ranald Alasdair
MacDonald's petition to be recognised as the rightful heir to the
chiefship of Keppoch for aught yet seen. (link
to Court opinion).
Clan Donald Societies
The Clan Donald Society of Australia.
The Clan Donald Society of Canada.
The Clan Donald Society of New Zealand.
Clan Donald Society in Canterbury.
Clan Donald USA.
Central Pacific Region. Northern California and Nevada.
Central South Region. Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
Florida Region. Florida.
Great Lakes Region. Illinois,
Ohio and Michigan.
Mid-Eastern Region. Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia and West Virginia.
Mid-West Region. Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, North Dakota, Kansas, Missouri and South Dakota.
Mid-South Region. Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee.
New England Region. Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
North East Atlantic Region. New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
North Pacific Region. Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.
Rocky Mountain Region.
Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Montana, New Mexico and Wyoming.
South Eastern Region. Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
South Pacific Region. Southern California,
Hawaii and Guam.
Clan Donald USA DNA Project. A commercial DNA
screening service offering to trace clan Donald genetic markers.
of All Macdonalds, click to listen to an article from the
National Post in Canada on Somerled's genetic markers.
Cultural and Academic
The Clan Donald Centre and Museum of the
Isles at Armadale, Skye. Incorporating
The Clan Donald Study Centre
The Clan Donald Lands Trust.
The Finlaggan Trust. The
centre of the Lordship of the Isles.
Dictionaries Online / Faclairean Gàidhlig air an Eadar-Ĺon.
A list of dictionaries available in various Gaelic languages.
The Gaelic Society
The Heraldry Society of
Archives of Scotland.
The National Library of
National Museums of Scotland incorporating
The Museum of Scotland.
The Manx Notebook incorporating
The Chronicle of Man & The Sudreys.
Moidart Local History Group - good resource for Clanranald.
The Royal Commission on the
Ancient & Historical Monuments of Scotland.
Sabhal Mor Ostaig. The
Gaelic College on the Sleat peninsula in Skye.
The School of Celtic and
Scottish Studies. The University of Edinburgh's famous
PEARL electronic archive.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland including their
Clan Campbell (North
Clan MacIntyre Society
Clan MacIntyre Association.
Associated Clan MacLeod
Societies Genealogy Resource.
The Macdonalds of Glen Urquhart.
Clan Donald Records of Western Pennsylvania.
Bill Norin's Home Page. (Maritime Provinces, Canada).
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites
on the Internet.
Scotland's People. The official Government genealogy site
with census, wills, birth, marriage and death records.
Music & Poetry
Robert Burns. Nominated
to do your society's Burns Supper? Don't worry, you'll find
everything you need here, including the complete works. You might
also like to try the World
Federation site. I can also recommend
The Complete Songs of Robert Burns, a 12 volume (13 CD) boxed
set produced by Dr Fred Freeman and featuring just about every
artist still breathing in Scotland.
Macdonald. Allan, of the famous
Glenuig family of pipers, has teamed up with singer
Margaret Stewart to
produce 2 excellent albums. If you want an introduction to Scots
Gaelic music, you can do no better than these albums!
The Pipe Major Angus Macdonald MBE Memorial Scholarship. A
scholarship in memory of the legendary Scots Guards Pipe Major.
Macdonald. The senior brother of the Glenuig trio of
Iain Macdonald. Formerly of the
Battlefield Band and
completing the Glenuig trio of world-class pipers.
Ṃd Nàiseanta Ŕoghail. The Royal National Mod, site in
Gaelic and English.
t-Alltan Dubh. An excellent site by Nèill Mac Ẹghainn
featuring a collection of
Gaelic song and poetry with many works by the great Clan Donald
Blistering Shetland Fiddler, pupil of the late Tom Anderson.
Corban Recordings. Internationally renowned Folk-Singer and Entertainer Alastair McDonald's label including the CD House of Macdonald reviewed in Newsletter No 186 (April 2002). If you have Real Player installed, you can listen to samples of Alastair's music on the site.
Clan Donald Dutch Pipes & Drums. A pipe band in the Netherlands with Clanranald associations.
Macdonald's Gaelic Pages. Information on learning Gaelic
and a good collection of Gaelic songs with translations.
Edinburgh Folk Club.
Visiting Edinburgh? See what's on and come and join us.
Finlay Macdonald Band.
Bringing Celtic music into the 21st Century.
Box player extraordinaire, ceilidh dance band leader and Moidart hotelier.
Footstompin' Celtic Music.
Scotland's other favourite record company with excellent news
coverage of the Scottish music scene and a lively forum.
Scotland's favourite record company.
MacEdward Leach and the
Songs of Atlantic Canada. An excellent collection of Gaelic
and other songs with audio samples from Canada.
National Piping Centre.
The Complete Robert
Internet Radio. You'll find niche shows for Gaelic Song,
Scottish Country Dance music, Acoustic, Bluegrass, Country, Blues,
Rock - whatever floats your boat. Listen while you browse
Traditional Music & Song
Association of Scotland.
The Clanranald Hotel.
hotel in Moidart.
Glencoe Heritage Trust.
North Antrim. Tourist
site for North Antrim.
Other Sites of Interest
76th MacDonald Highlanders. A re-enactment group in
Virginia, USA commemorating the regiment raised by Lord Macdonald to
fight in America between 1777 and 1884.
Excellent personal photographic collection of ancient sites in
Canadian Catholic Historical Association. A website from the
University of Manitoba with back numbers of the Association's
Historical Studies publications. Click
here for a particularly useful article for Canadian Clan Donald
Clan Donald Heritage.
Clan Donald Canada. Duncan Macdonald's unofficial Canadian site.
Clan Donald - The Highland Connection.
The Clanranald Trust & Trading Post.
A Closer Look at West Highland Heraldry by Alastair Campbell of Airds, Unicorn Pursuivant of Arms.
excellent site including sections on Ancient Lothian, Robert
Tannahill and the Ogmios Press, which makes available Scottish texts
online. If you need cheering up and are not of a prudish
disposition, the highly entertaining "Ranger's
Impartial List of the Ladies of Pleasure in Edinburgh, 1775"
is worth a read!
Major General Sir Hector Archibald Macdonald KCB DSO ADC LLD.
The Galley Aileach. The Lord of the Isles' Galley Trust.
The Lord of the
Isles. 500 years since the forfeiture of the Macdonald Lords of
the Isles, here's the current holder of the title.
Recollections of Marshal Macdonald (1765-1840). An online edition of
the Napoleonic Marshal Jaques Etienne Macdonald's recollections originally released in
Scotland From The Roadside. An eclectic mix of all things
Scottish by a member of the International Clan Donald Forum.
Of particular interest is the Norwegian account of
King Haakon IV's expedition to the Sudreys.
Internet Radio. Listen
while you browse, even learn to speak Gaelic. Requires Real Player.
If you like Gaelic Song, then Fiona Mackenzie's
Kitchen Ceilidh is the programme for you.
Wilderness Scotland arrange walking tours, adventure
holidays and wilderness experiences to let you see Scotland
in the raw!