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Did you know that the first British cabinet meeting held outside London took place in Inverness? In early September 1921 Lloyd-George was on holiday in Gairloch on the opposite coast when events in Ireland – and specifically a letter from de Valera – necessitated an emergency cabinet discussion, held on September 7 1921 at the Town House on Inverness’s Castle Street.

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Charles Kennedy
John McLennan
Karen Gillan
Sir James Swinburne

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Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes. - J B Priestley
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Irish Catholic Uprising - 1641, Battle of Trafalgar - 1805, First Women Peers Enter Lords - 1958, 1st British Nuclear Powered Sub launched - 1960, The Aberfan Disaster - 1966
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