Gleann Abhann

Holiday Greetings from Radu and Broinnfinn of Gleann Abhann

Radu and Broinnfinn, King and Queen of the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, send Christmas greetings to the Known World.

Volunteers Needed for Gulf Wars XV Artisans' Row

Mistress Derbail inghean Conchobar, Textile Arts Coordinator for Artisan's Row at Gulf Wars XV, is seeking volunteers to teach and demonstrate at the event.

Gleann Abhann Supply Run Ends

Peregrine Fairchylde, Coordinator for the Gleann Abhann Supply Run, has announced that as of December 16, 2005, the supply effort is officially ended.

SCA Memberships to Resume in Hurricane-Affected Areas

Linda S. Moore, President, SCA Inc., requests that SCA members living in areas affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita contact the corporate office with information regarding their locations.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Coronation...

On the fifth day of November, Anno Societatus XL, being 2005 in the Common Reckoning, Gleann Abhann took its ryghtfull place as the youngest kingdom in the Knowne Worlde. But the story beforehand bears telling, as it is fascinating. (Or, "A funny thing happened on the way to coronation...")

Gleann Abhann Supply Run Wraps Up Noble Effort

Peregrine Fairchylde, coordinator of the Gleann Abhann Supply Run, has announced that the effort will no longer accept donations for disaster relief.

Northshield Photo Albums Cover Recent Events

A number of new photo albums have been posted on Yehudah Nagid ben Yitzhakthe's Unofficial Northshield Photo Gallery, including pictures taken at the Medieval Religions Symposium and Northshield Crown.

Northshield Gift to Gleann Abhann

In a show of friendship from the second newest Kingdom in the SCA to the newest, the Kingdom of Northshield presented 300 scroll blanks, created by Northshield scribes, to Their Majesties of Gleann Abhann.

In Praise of Gleann Abhann

Iustinos Branov has posted "A Hymn in Praise of Gleann Abhann," written in honor of the founding of the new Kingdom.

Gleann Abhann coronation photos

Gawin der Fuchs has posted photos from Gleann Abhann's first Coronation.

Traveler bears wondrous tale of first Gleann Abhann Coronation

Vallawulf Rurikson, of the Kingdom of Atenveldt, journeyed many miles to witness the birth of the new Kingdom of Gleann Abhann. He has kindly agreed to share the tale of his journey with us all.

Kingdom of Gleann Abhann A & S Faire

The Shire of IronOx proudly hosts The Kingdom of Gleann Abhann Arts and Sciences Faire. January 20-22, 2006 at the Jimmy Davis State Park outside of Monroe, LA.

Gleann Abhann's First Fighter's Collegium

The Shire of Ardanroe is proud to host The Kingdom of Gleann Abhann's First Fighter's Collegium December 2-4, 2005, at Lake Bistineau State Park in Doyline, LA (Group Camp 1).

Gleann Abhann Award Structure Announced

Radu and Broinnfinn, Lord and Lady Heir of the soon-to-be-Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, have announced that the Kingdom's award structure has been finalized.

Work Continues on Gulf Wars Site

Lady Sarah MacGregor of Ardanroe in Gleann Abhann, reports on cleanup at the King's Arrow Ranch, site of Gulf Wars, damaged by Hurricane Katrina. She has posted links to photos and video of the damage and cleanup efforts.

Be on the Lookout for Stolen Armor

Lord Alexander Kegan MacAngus of the Shire of Smyth Kepe in Gleann Abhann reports that his armor was stolen the weekend of October 22-23, 2005 from the area of Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Autocrat: Gulf Wars XV is still on for 2006

Sir John the Pursuwer, autocrat of Gulf Wars XV, has made the announcement many were waiting breathlessly for: Gulf Wars will go forward despite damage to King's Arrow Ranch from Hurricane Katrina.

Regional Fiber Collegium

On Saturday, December 10, 2005, the Barony of Small Gray Bear and Shire Lagerdamm will be co-hosting a Regional Fiber Collegium at St Peters Episcopal Church in Conway. We are requesting that anyone who would like to share their knowledge of fiber at this event contact me at ERuadnat@aol.com

Gleann Abhann First Coronation

Come join the Good Gentles of Gleann Abhann as We make History! A Celebration for the Ages of the Known World! Unbelted Champions Tourney with Ladies Gallery, Queen's Rapier Champion Tournament, Children's Activities, Arts and Sciences Display to show the skills of Gleann Abhann and much more as We celebrate the Coronation of Radu and Broinnfinn, First Crown of Gleann Abhann.

Hot Item at the Benefit Auction -- Tarts!

The Calontir Online Auction, benefitting Medieval Hurricane Relief, is now in full swing, with the donation deadline extended and enthusiastic support from donors and bidders. Colonel Jenna has an update.

Gleann Abhann Coronation Rescheduled

Master Stephan of Durham, the Seneschal of Gleann Abhann, says that the new Kingdom's first Coronation has been rescheduled for November 5, 2005 at a site in Louisiana. The milestone event had been postponed indefinitely due to the devastation from Hurricane Katrina.

"Walking the Walk": Hurricane Katrina Relief

Baron Pavel, from Grimfells in the Kingdom of Calontir, relates how he spent a day helping with hurricane relief by volunteering at a distribution warehouse.

Barony of Axemoor cancels Christmas Revel

The Barony of Axemoor (New Orleans, La.), which suffered the greatest damage from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, has canceled its annual Christmas Revel for this year.

Samhain 2005 Revised!

Lord Cormac has announced that the Samhain 2005 event, which was postponed due to the affects of Hurricane Katrina, has been rescheduled. The event will take place in the Barony of Grey Niche in Gleann Abhann on October 29, 2005.

Barony of Grey Niche cancels Samhain

The Barony of Grey Niche's annual October event, Samhain, scheduled for Halloween weekend, has been cancelled, as detailed in the following message from the autocrat to the barony's e-mail list on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005.

Samhain 2005

As we all know, the plans for The Rumble On The River had to be postponed for a while due to the effects of Hurricane Katrina. However, it takes more than a storm to stop a 30 year old tradition. So, while the storm has put off the war with the good folks from the Barony of Three Rivers until a later date, The Barony of Grey Niche will celebrate Samhain 2005 with a picnic in the park, blood drive, and fundraising tournament.

Gleann Abhann Supply Run Puts Human Face to Devastation

Anna Genevieve of Ancyra and THL Barbara Sterling have posted a report and photos covering the recent supply run by members of the SCA to deliver much-needed items to those affected by Hurricane Katrina.

Diamond Wars Cancelled

Due to the event site being used as an evacuation center for victims of Hurricane Katrina, Diamond Wars 2005 will not take place.

SCA Family Reaches Out to Own

The Morning News describes some of the SCA's relief efforts for Gleann Abhann.

A Kingdom Baptized by Storm

Lord Peregrine Fairchylde, coordinator of the Gleann Abhann Supply Run, offers poetic insight in the form of a song on the new kingdom's valiant efforts to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, with a little help from their friends.