Entries by Frank Lawler

Calendar Sales Closing Soon

The CLAN HANNAY SOCIETY CALENDAR 2019 is still available for sale, but not much longer! Have you planned to order a (some) Clan Calendar(s)? If so, orders are still being accepted. Price is £10 each – plus postage, and proceeds go to the Sorbie Tower Restoration Fund. You can order online and pay with PayPal. Follow the instructions, enter […]

Save the Date: 2019 Gathering

The 2019 Clan Hannay Annual General Meeting and Gathering will take place the weekend of  Saturday May 25th and Sunday May 26th. Details to follow, but for now, save the date!  The Gathering will of course take place at Sorbie Tower. Venue for the AGM and ceilidh will be announced soon. Note that attendance to most […]

Clan Secretary Jacquie Hannay in the News

Our own Clan Secretary, Jacquie Hannay, was recently interviewed in the Dumfries and Galloway Standard.  Jacquie planned and managed an information fair in Dumfries for services available to local residents aged 50+.  The herculean task involved wrangling 28 different organizations! We have digitized and uploaded the article:

D-Day, Garlieston and the Mulberry Harbours

Recently, Paul Hannah posted on Facebook that he was retracing the steps of his grandfather Roger, who participated in the D-Day invasion. This reminded me of a surprising experience my family and I had in the summer of 2017.  We spent a few days with friends in Normandy, visiting Arromanches and other sites of the […]

McMinnville Scottish Festival looking for volunteers

We recently received notice that the Celtic Heritage Alliance (CHA) is seeking volunteers for the McMinnville Scottish Festival to be held June 9-10, 2018 in McMinnville, Oregon. Click for more information Or if you are interested in simply attending,  tickets are available at the McMinnville Scottish Festival website: www.macscottishfest.com

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2018

Greetings Hanna/y/h/ey cousins, with a Happy St. Patrick’s Day to those of us who trace our ultimate Sorbie lineage back through an Irish branch.  Interested in finding out more about your Scots-Irish connections?  Here are some resources to get you started… Hanna of the Close (by our Clan Genealogist Keith Hanna) Intertwined Roots, a review […]