Gleann Abhann is raised from principality to that of kingdom. Tar Radu the first king, Broinnfhionn inghean Chathain his queen. The ceremony confirming the right of kingship was postponed for several months due to the tragic effects of hurricane Katrina. It was a Kingdom Baptized by Storm, prompting an out pouring of help from other Kingdoms across the Society to send whatever was needed to get the kingdom and it's people on their feet. Lord Peregrine Fairchylde coordinated the Gleann Abhann Supply Run that ferried supplies back to Gleann Abhann. The relief effort was considerable.
(Author's Edit 10/17: This year the kingdom of An Tir has an foreign king from the West, Sir Uther Schiemann der Hunt. A first for both the kingdom and the Society. He reigned with Angharad Banadaspus Drakenhefd from the Shire of Midhaven in An Tir.)