Entries by Frank Lawler

Flodden Field Commemoration Service

We recently received the following letter from the Clan Hunter Association regarding the upcoming Memorial Service for Flodden Field: Dear Sir My name is William P. Hunter Esq. I am a Council Member and Publicity Officer for the Clan Hunter Association UK. In September 2000, The Clan Hunter held its first commemoration service with regard […]

Intertwined Roots – Book Review

Originally published in 2001 by the late James “Texas Jim” Hanna Have you ever wondered whether or not you should celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Green beer? Shamrocks? Dr. W. A. Hanna has written a guide to our understanding of the relationship between Ulster, Eire and the source of “the troubles”. Because he is a retired surgeon with […]

2000 Gathering Report

Millennium Gathering Stranraer – Belfast – Sorbie, 24-28 May 2000 The Millennium gathering was attended by over 85 members and friends of the Hannay Clan, many of whom enjoyed the entire 5 days of events.  We started off on Wednesday evening with a Welcome Buffet at the North West Castle Hotel in Stranraer. Our chief greeted everyone: old […]

2000 Gathering Programme

THE CLAN HANNAY SOCIETY MILLENNIUM GATHERING 24 – 28 MAY 2000 PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Wednesday 24 May Welcome – North West Castle Hotel Stranraer 7:30pm Evening Buffet Supper – Introductions – Explanations of. Programme of Events and issue of Information Packs. Items for consideration and formation of Focus Groups Thursday 25 May Northern Ireland Visit – […]

1999 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting was held in Edinburgh on Saturday 23rd October, 1999. Following is the Chief’s Message: Greetings to all members of The Clan Hannay Society wherever they may be, and we do extend over quite a large part of the globe. 1999 has been an interesting year — a good forerunner to the new Millennium. Clan West, […]

1999 Gathering

The 1999 gathering was centered in Newton Stewart, and was held on May 29 and May 30, 1999. The Gathering this year started off with lunch as usual. The venue was Sorbie Village Hall and the Pheasant Inn provided an excellent lunch. The inn is just across the road from the hall. It had been […]

1998 Gathering

The annual Gathering of members and friends began with a buffet lunch at Sorbie Village Hall on Saturday, May 23rd, 1998.  A Clan Dinner and Ceilidh followed at 7 pm that evening, at the Crown Hotel in Newton Stewart.  The following morning, Professor David and Mrs. Janet invited members to coffee at Kirkdale House, Carsluith, from 11 am […]