A MacAulay Hero … Sister Catherine McAuley

One of the most prominent MacAulays in Ireland (she’s on their money!) and in the United States is the Irish-born Sister Catherine McAuley.  She founded the Sisters of Mercy and by extension, Mercy Health, the 5th largest healthcare system in the United States.  Mercy Health is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Her legacy has impacted literally millions of people worldwide. Click here to read about this amazing woman.

Contributor: Mike Macauley, Commissioner, Northern Missouri

Information sourced from Wikipedia.

Historic Scotland: Get Ready to Rock at Stirling Castle Sat 21 & Sun 22 April, 2018

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Historic Scotland and Stirling Castle invite you to join them for a musically themed weekend, where they will take a melodic journey through time! From 12:30pm – 4:30 pm see how music has evolved over the years.

Please note: The change of date from the published date in the Historic Scotland Members magazine.

AHCS Spring Newsletter and Culloden Week

Please find attached the excellent AHCS Newsletter produced by our Association of Highland Clans and Societies Chairman Graeme Mackenzie.  It’s filled with information to keep us up to date on all that we’ve done over the past year and the forthcoming events for 2018/19. Check out page 15 for a recap of our 2017 MacAulay International Gathering in Carrickfergus as submitted by our very own Laurence McAuley, Gathering Chair and Commissioner for Northern Ireland.

CULLODEN WEEKEND LECTURE/TALK

Friday 13th April, 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m.  (Refreshments of tea/coffee and shortbread available from 7.00 p.m.), Waterside Hotel, 19 Ness Bank, Inverness, IV2 4SF

An Illustrated talk by Gregor Ewing ” Charlie, Meg and me – Following in Prince Charlie’s footsteps after the battle of Culloden” 

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, August 3-25, 2018, The Sky’s the Limit!

Take off in 2018 with The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo as they celebrate ‘The Sky’s the Limit’, embracing Scotland’s Year of Young People with colourful performers from across the globe.

With Switzerland’s Top Secret Drum Corps, The Central Band of the Czech Armed Forces and the Royal Air Force as they mark their 100th Anniversary, the 2018 Tattoo is sure to fly high.

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Robert Burns: For Love and Liberty

We are reaching out to Scots, Scottish interest groups and others around the globe to publicise a crowd funding request in support our major new drama with music, ROBERT BURNS: FOR LOVE AND LIBERTY. It brings the inspiring and colourful life story of the young Bard to the theatre with a vibrant, passionate, and enthralling production. We are planning to stage the play c/w new music using Burns’ lyrics in Glasgow at Burns Night next year, with follow-on plans to then take it to Scots around the globe. Continue reading