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  • proper n. A peninsula in western Scotland, in the south-west of Argyll and Bute.


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  • We were in Kintyre, a stone's throw from Kilmartin Glen and Dunadd, in the middle of a critical mass of standing stones, ancient forts, and well fought-over castles.

    Climate Control as computer game

  • Last year on Arran we could look across to Ardrossan and see ten or a dozen on the hills above, while over on the other side the spine of Kintyre is covered with them.

    Archive 2005-06-26

  • At Kintyre, which is 1,600km north-east of Perth, the company will restart an exploration program to confirm the resource and verify previous work and re-establish an exploration camp and infrastructure, the company said in a statement.

    The Australian | News |

  • The new tee has been borrowed from the Kintyre Course.

    Breaking down all 18 holes of British Open host Turnberry

  • Twice a day the ocean tidal surge of water is funnelled between the long coast of Kintyre and the equally long Isle of Jura; the bulge of water is squished through a shallow and narrow channel between the North Coast of Jura and the Island of Scarba at 9 knots.

    Found While Looking for Something Else

  • In summer, a roll-on roll-off ferry makes the short crossing to Claonaig in Kintyre.

    Freewheeling Around Europe

  • Campbeltown is on the Mull of Kintyre, made famous by Paul McCartney and Wings, and I knew the piper who plays the solo on the record, so there!

    Jill McGown, in her own words

  • Machrihanish is five miles from Campbeltown, on the other side of the Kintyre peninsula, and was reached by bus; as a child, I would wait expectantly and then squeal with delight when I saw the sea.

    Jill McGown, in her own words

  • An official independent review has overturned the verdict of senior RAF officers who blamed the pilots for the crash of an RAF Chinook helicopter on the Mull of Kintyre, killing the crew and more than 20 senior security and intelligence officers from Northern Ireland, it will be confirmed early this week.

    Chinook crash report 'clears pilots of blame'

  • The wreckage of the Chinook on the Mull of Kintyre.

    Chinook crash report 'clears pilots of blame'


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