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5 days ago
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‘A significant investment’: Over €390,000 allocated to conserve archaeological heritage in County...

The news was welcomed by a TD for Kildare South

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8 days ago
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How Sociable Are Dogs: These are the 10 least and most sociable breeds of adorable dog - from Viz...

Some breeds of dog are predisposed to getting on well with pretty much everyone, while others will often shy away fro...

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8 days ago
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How Sociable Are Dogs: These are the 10 least and most sociable breeds of adorable dog - from Viz...

Some breeds of dog are predisposed to getting on well with pretty much everyone, while others will often shy away fro...

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10 days ago
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Fresh appeal to Culloden visitors to 'respect' battlefield ahead of anniversary

The commemoration of the 278th anniversary of the battle will be held this weekend.

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15 days ago
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The 1980s - the decade that can't be topped and why everything went downhill after 1988

First job, first car, first shoulder pads. The Eighties are my favourite decade and I suspect I’m not alone.

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19 days ago
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Hunt the Gowk: The history of April Fool's in Scotland and why its known as Huntigowk Day

More than the silly tradition it is seen as now, April Fool’s Day is known as ‘Hunt the Gowk’ or ‘Gowkie Day’ in Scot...

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19 days ago
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Bishop's crook last held 700 years ago journeys back to where it was buried in a grave of great r...

The bishop’s crook signals religious power in one of Scotland’s early Christian centres where excavations found great...

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20 days ago
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Conflict experts called in to ease tensions in the countryside between gamekeepers and environmen...

Experts in peace-building work to build common ground on the future of deer in a changing landscape.

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24 days ago
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Visit Scotland to close every tourist information centre around the country in nationwide 'blow'

The network of around 25 centres – from Lerwick to Portree and Dumfries – will close over the next two years.

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24 days ago
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Visit Scotland to close every tourist information centre around the country

The network of around 25 centres – from Lerwick to Portree and Dumfries – will close over the next two years.

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24 days ago
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VisitScotland to close every tourist information centre around the country in nationwide 'blow'

The network of around 25 centres – from Lerwick to Portree and Dumfries – will close over the next two years.

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24 days ago
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VisitScotland to close every tourist information centre around the country in move described as '...

The network of around 25 centres – from Lerwick to Portree and Dumfries – will close over the next two years.

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24 days ago
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'Happiness and harmony' after migration from one Scottish island to another

Families from Harris and Lewis were moved to Skye where they created new settlements from scratch.

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25 days ago
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Passions: Exploring Fife's Outlander bucket list burgh that time has passed by

The town has featured as a backdrop to a host of iconic movies and TV programmes.

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25 days ago
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Monks, gold and a lost monastery found on Scottish island now 'as important as Iona'

The Isle of Lismore was a hotbed of monks and jewellery making with gold a material of choice.

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28 days ago
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Perth Museum : Behind the scenes with drills, spirit levels and the Stone of Destiny

The final countdown to opening is under way

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about 1 month ago
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NC500 - new Highland museum to tell story of Clearances, coal and the 'Electric City' of the north

Brora in Sutherland is making a fresh mark on the map with a new museum which is being built after a herculean effort...

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about 1 month ago
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Searching for Scotland's lost emigrant children shipped to Canada and beyond

Around 15,000 young, vulnerable Scots were shipped to Canada alone in a forced emigration scheme designed to improve ...

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about 1 month ago
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Stonehaven retreats in sunshine as Orange Order arrives

Members of the Orange Order arrived in the town to open a new lodge following ban on parade.

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about 1 month ago
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Mary Queen of Scots: Two 'exceedingly rare' 16th-century coins for sale

The two silver coins showing the Queen’s head will be sold in Zurich, along with a ‘superb’ gold coin featuring her s...

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about 1 month ago
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Orange Order banned from Stonehaven parade, sheriff rules

A sheriff has made his “final” ruling on an Orange Order appeal against an Aberdeenshire Council decision to stop the...

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about 1 month ago
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Scientists to recreate atmosphere of Mars in Scotland ahead of space mission to Red Planet

University space scientists to create a unique “martian chamber” that re-creates the temperatures, pressures, and atm...

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about 1 month ago
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St Patrick’s Day 2024: Who was Saint Patrick, did he banish snakes from Ireland and why people we...

St Patrick’s Day (or affectionately St Paddy’s) is here but there’s more to the Irish holiday than just wearing green...

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about 1 month ago
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Scottish castle with links to Mary Queen of Scots's third wedding comes up for auction

The 800-year-old pile has an opening bid of £284,000.

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about 1 month ago
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One Day: Arthur's Seat braced for rise in visitors as pressure mounts on landmark

The starring role of Arthur’s Seat in Netflix love story One Day is set to draw more visitors to the landmark already...

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about 1 month ago
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King's art gallery at Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh opens with £1 ticket offer

The King’s residence in Edinburgh is re-opening its gallery with a cheap ticket deal

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about 2 months ago
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Perth Museum opening: 11 remarkable objects that tell Scotland's story in its old capital

They span thousands of years and bring together the rich timeline of Scotland’s past in the old capital of the country

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about 2 months ago
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'Incredible' shipwreck washed up on Scottish island after big storm

With the last big storm came a mysterious shipwreck for residents of a small Orkney isle.

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about 2 months ago
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Queen Mother's letter found hidden in a second-hand book comes up for auction

The letter was written by Elizabeth to a woman in Dundee after her marriage to the future King was announced

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2 months ago
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Dog Sociability 2024: Here are the 10 least and most sociable breeds of adorable dog - from Vizla...

Some breeds of dog are predisposed to getting on well with pretty much everyone, while others will often shy away fro...

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2 months ago
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Bagpuss: Remembering the golden age of children's TV as old, saggy cloth cat turns 50

Family of the creators of the most magical cat speaks as Bagpuss marks a special birthday.

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2 months ago
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Who’s next in line for the throne after the King? Order of succession for the Royals

Many of us would think that succession to the British throne is decided through descent alone, but this is not entire...

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3 months ago
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Best Scottish Phrases: Here are 16 phrases you'll only ever hear in Scotland!

Here are 16 of the best Scottish phrases ever - as voted by our readers.

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3 months ago
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Scotland's Best Seaside Towns 2024: 20 of the best Scottish seaside towns for tourists to visit

Looking to take a break in Scotland this year? Here are 20 of the most beautiful Scottish seaside towns our readers r...

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3 months ago
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Best Scottish Author Ever: Here are the top 10 writers that were made in Scotland

Who are Scotland's best ever writers, authors and novelists?

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3 months ago
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The 10 most and least sociable breeds of adorable dog - from Vizla to loving Labrador 🐕

Some breeds of dog are predisposed to getting on well with pretty much everyone, while others will often shy away fro...

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3 months ago
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Favourite Scottish Sayings: Herer are Scotland's 40 most popular phrases - chosen by Scotsman rea...

Scotland’s unique phrases can be insightful and offer much-needed perspective while others like “yer bum’s oot the wi...

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3 months ago
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Best Scottish Poets 2024: The top 10 poets from Scotland ever...that aren't Robert Burns!

Who is Scotland's best poets of all time (that aren't Robert Burns)? We asked our readers for their number one Scotti...

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3 months ago
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Scotland’s Favourite Scottish Words: 40 Braw Scots words and phrases such as “Crabbit”

Dae ye ken Scotland’s favourite Scottish words? If not, continue reading to discover forty braw Scots words and phras...

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