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Flags at Sanquhar, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the historic small town of Sanquhar which lies directly south of Glasgow in Upper Nithsdale, Dumfries and Galloway. Directly south is the Scottish Borders region. The area comprising Sanquhar has a long history of human occupation, dating back to Roman times and beyond. An important castle was constructed here in the 12th century. In 1598 King James VI assigned Sanquhar Royal Burgh status.

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Sanquhar Castle, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on Sanquhar Castle which is located on the edge of the historic village of Sanquhar, about 1 hour directly south of Glasgow.

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This evening, I am focusing on Trinity College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. This is a popular visitor site, the key aspects of which are:

  • Founded 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I of England for students of the Protestant faith. Catholic students admitted in 1970.

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