Friends of Kilbride Prepare to Welcome MacDougall Clan members from Around the World

As the MacDougall Gathering draws near, with hundreds of the clan’s diaspora busy making plans to descend on Oban this summer, the team at Historic Kilbride has been busy preparing to welcome everyone to this important part of its story. We recently spoke with people on either side of the oceanic divide- Liam Griffin of […]

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The Kilbride story comes to life with new interpretive signs

By Michelle McAnally Preserver-in-Chief Liam Griffin has been busy this summer producing interpretive signage for the Kilbride graveyard. Liam has performed many hours of in-depth research over the years, and with his creative flair (and handy work skills) has made the stories of the people buried here come alive. From the legendary Sacred Aisle of […]

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Iain Ciar MacDougall

Among the tacksmen and shepeherds, the wee bairns and war heroes who lie at their eternal rest in Kilbride, rests the remains of the iconoic MacDougall clan Chief, Iain Ciar MacDougall. Buried alongside Iain Ciar (Dark John) is his wife Mary of Sleat. Undaunted by the absence of her Jacobite husband on the run following […]

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