The MacDermot Clan Association.
The MacDermot Clan Association exists to gather and conserve genealogical information, to foster links between McDermotts worldwide and to
provide a connection with the ancestral lands in Ireland.
Aims of MacDermot Clan Association
to gather genealogical records of MacDermot families and their descendants throughout the world;
to source valuable information about MacDermot famlies from public and private libraries and archives;
to disseminate amongst members historical and non-confidential genealogical information about the Clan.
To promote interest in MacDermot history, culture and heritage
to include the preservation and exploration of historical and archaeological sites associated with the Clan.
To establish a centre in Ireland for MacDermot Clan studies; to house clan archives, genealogical research and artifacts.
To encourage fellowship amongst MacDermots, in particular:
through The Clan Gathering and local reunions, printed media and the Internet.
For the purposes of this document the spelling MacDermot includes all accepted variants of the name.
Activities of MacDermot Clan Association
The organisation of MacDermot Clan Gathering in Ireland and local reunions around the world in places where MacDermots are located.
The maintenance of a Registry of MacDermots worldwide.
The maintenance and development of macdermot.com web site.
The publication of an annual MacDermot Journal.
The publication of a periodical Newsletter.
The sale of official MacDermot merchandise in order to raise funds for Clan Association activities.
The encouragement of additional programmes around the world where MacDermots are located.
Structure of Clan Association
The Council and Executive of MacDermot Clan association has been temporarily disbanded but can be re-established if and when interest is rekindled amongst the membership.
Funding of Clan Association
In order for the Clan Association to adequately provide all of the facilities listed in "Aims of MacDermot Clan Association", a greater level of funding will be necessary, over and above the funds received from annual members subscriptions and sale of merchandise.
The MacDermot Trust will be established with the sole purpose of generating, receiving and administering funds raised for the activities of the Clan Association
Members of the Executive will be encouraged to engage in fund raising activities in their area for this purpose.
Donations are welcome. Recognition will be afforded where requested. No donations will be accepted from organisations or individuals if the receipt of such a donation would be seen to compromise the position of the MacDermot Clan Association.
Note to members
MacDermot Clan Association is non profit making. We do not hold to any political, religious or sociological or economic viewpoints, and would not wish our members to use our forum to express privately held convictions.
for and on behalf of
MacDermot Clan Association.
© MacDermot Clan Association 2000.