Clan MacAulay International Gathering 2017, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim

The Clan MacAulay International Gathering 2017,  Carrickfergus, Co Antrim

‘Bringing Our People Together’

The Clan MacAulay extends an invitation to all MacAulays, McAuleys, McCauleys, Macauleys, Macaulays, and McCawleys… in Scotland, Ireland and around the world to come together at this special event in the promotion and spirit of kinship.

Venue: Loughshore Hotel, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Dates: Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th August, 2017

Includes clan banquet, clan ceilidh and tours to McAuley places of interest along the stunning Antrim coast.

For info on the Gathering including booking details contact 2017 Gathering Host – Laurence McAuley lmcauley64@gmail.com

MacAmhlaidh gu Brath!

As a teaser of what you can expect when visiting Northern Ireland, below is a photo of Layde Cemetery and the ancient ruins of Layde Parish Church, Cushendall in the Gens of Antrim, the burial place of many MacAulay/ McAuley’s.

Two wall plaques tell of the Scottish MacAulay family from Ardencaple (close relatives of the Clan Chief) beginning with Major Alexander MacAulay who served in the army of Charles I in Ulster (c. 1642-47).

A beautiful and mystical must see place for any MacAulay!

Layde Cemetery

Layde Cemetery

Laurence at Layde Cemetery, by the plaques.

Laurence at Layde Cemetery, by the plaques.

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