Day 2 International Day

Updates on the Maclean Associations around the World.

With contributions from Scotland, England and Wales, France, Canada, Pacific North West U.S.A, learn more about the Associations of the clan around the world.

Stories of the Macleans

Domhnal The Hunter told by Scot AnSgeulaiche.

Scot is a skilled teller of tales and legends, of the Clan Maclean and the Scottish Highlands. Here he relates the exciting tale of Domhnal and his adventures. Scot has committed this and many other tales to memory.

Battle of Port-a Bheathain, read in Gaelic and English by Brigadier John Macfarlane.

This gripping tale of clan wars is told in both languages by John who speaks Mull Gaelic and is a frequent broadcaster in Gaelic and English for BBC Alba television and radio.


Chief’s Piper Calum MacLean plays the Queen’s Visit.

was written in celebration of one of the occasions when her majesty visited the Duart family, en route for her annual summer break at Balmoral. On this occasion the Royal Yacht Britannia had to berth beside the CalMac ferry to allow the royal car to be taken off.

Isle of Mull Gaelic Choir sings Mountain Homeland.

Còisir Ghàidhlig An Eilein Mhuilich sing for us these haunting songs of longing for home but being far away.


Maclean Artists by Pauline McLean

BBC Arts Correspondent. Pauline startedher dream job as BBC Scotland’s arts correspondent 11 years ago. She is based in Glasgow.

A special interview with Malcolm Maclean ygr of Duart.

A special interview with Malcolm Maclean ygr of Duart. Malcolm is the elder son of Sir Lachlan. Here he reminisces with Sara Bishop about his memories of holidays on Mull, his grandparents, and his associations with his clansfolk.

Jamie MacLean, Ewan MacLean and Lachlan MacLean, The Maclean Rowers, Interviewed by Sara Bishop.

The Maclean ‘Boys’ share with Sara some anecdotes of their record-breaking row across the Atlantic and their plans for the future. Sara knows the brothers well as you can tell in this relaxed interview.