On June 30th, in the garden of
Heathfield Castle, Crown Princess Noirin McNeil, presided over a
ceremony and knighted Gemma Morrigan Quinn and Rhiannon Siann Nailo.
Present were Crown Prince Andrew, Queen Honeee, Maureen McLoughan,
Captain of the Order of Athena and Maeve Ni Cas'Corach, Commander
of the Order of Athena, members of the Quinn family, members of the
Nailo family who traveled to Heathfield for the occasion, as well
as several of the knights of Heathfield and Innis Daingneach.
The two were also inducted into the Order of Athena, to serve the lands
of Heathfield, and sworn to guard the Queen and all royal women of the
On the evening of a full Moon,
red one rising on the horizon of the tropical island of Innis
Daingneach, Conor Kavanaugh, Duke of Innis Daingneach, took Princess
Elaina O'Neill for his wife. The ceremony was held on the beach from
Conor's expansive mansion. In attendance was not only the O'Neill family
and citizens of Innis but royalty
from Heathfield, Tyremoor, Ballicastle and Kildare. Seafood was the fare
of all kinds along with land lubber's plates or a mixture. Fireworks
were shot off at midnight in celebration of the first royal wedding in
Beatrice McCarrin has become a citizen of Heathfield. She has been
working for Lady Marcella McGuire doing embroidery. She will be taking
up a permanent position under the Duchess of Dunmore in her Linen Shop
which also features Baby Needs and all one's bedding needs. Please
welcome her to the lands.
06-24-10 LEAVE OF ABSENCE
Unfortunately Beatrice has
been called away on family matters and with regret needed to leave to
help out family. She hopes to return once things straighten out. We are
all wishing you well and hope to see you again soon.
On May Day, May 1st, under a
May Pole in colorful ribbons, Alexander McDonough, aka Xander, married
Elsmeralda Gibson. All the men were considered best men, including his
twin sons Yas and Mat. Maurice and Joseph McDonough along with Draven
MacShire all stood in witness of this union. Tara MacShire, Beth
O'Sullivan, Maureen McLoughan and Kiana McDonough in support of the
Bride. The reception was held at Xander's residence, Arcadia Manor with
family and friends. The King and Queen of Heathfield also attended along
with King Peter O'Neill.
Engagement bans are announced between Captain Segan Quinn of the
Anaconda and Lady Vanessa Baltimore, proprietor of the Avian Gardens in
Heathfield. Segan reunited with his family here in these lands less than
a year ago. Lady Vanessa became a citizen last September. A date has not
been set so far but they plan to marry within the year.
Engagement bans are announce between Sir Gabriel Vaughn and Lady
Melantha Quinn. Sir Gabriel is a knight under King Peter O'Neill
stationed within Heathfield lands. Lady Melantha is in charge of the
Royal Barrett Stables seeing to their upkeep and training. They belong
to Falkirk Downs. A date has not been set for the wedding but they
figured within the year.
Maggie Callahan has become a citizen of Heathfield after visiting for a
couple of months and deciding to stay. She had taken up the position of
Waitress under Alex Flaherty of the Thistle Tavern. Her residency will
be within the tavern along with the other staff. Please welcome her to
April showers bring May flowers but this April day brought a beautiful
daughter, Rosalind Victoria, to Malcolm and Georgette O'Shay Douglas.
There was much celebration in the lands of Tyremoor as Duke Trevellyn
got to see yet another grandchild born.
Claire O'Reilly returns after years abroad to re-establish her
citizenship within Heathfield. She is a gifted artist and has taken up
the position of such within the Heathfield Castle Gallery under Rosemary
MacNeils who is the proprietor. Please welcome her return. She will be
taking up residence in one of the cottages of the lands.
Spring Equinox is the birth of
a royal son, Prince Argyle Aaron MacNeil. Andrew and Noirin MacNeil the
proud parents and in celebration there was a small feast open to all who
wished to come in the Square. Argyle has an older brother Valandil
(Andrew) who is thrilled with having a brother although can't wait for
him to get older so they can do things together.
On Sweethearts day, Draven
Galbraith MacShire was born to Draven and Tara Shawnesey MacShire. The
bundle of joy was delivered with dozen red roses.
Prince of Heathfield as well Regent of Kildare Gaidan McLarkin and
Corina Turlough of Heathfield take their marriage vows in Kildare. Many
were in attendance of this joyous occasion. Royals and friends from
Heathfield, Tyremoor, Ballicastle and Innis Daingneach. It was a day as
well to mark the success of battles within the lands and the start of
this new reign taking hold.
On a cold wintry night a son was born, ThomasWilliam to Thomas and
Serafina Douglas. Luckily the midwife had the sense to move in a week
before the child was due. Trevellyn made it through no matter the snowy
conditions to see yet another grandchild born.