Stirlingshire


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Stirlingshire

(ˈstɜːlɪŋˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
(Placename) a former county of central Scotland: mostly became part of Central Region in 1975: now covered by the council areas of Stirling, Falkirk, and East Dunbartonshire
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James Bruce was a Scotchman, of Stirlingshire, who, between 1768 and 1772, traversed all Abyssinia, as far as Lake Tyana, in search of the sources of the Nile.
Players and fans in West Stirlingshire were stunned to hear of the sudden death of long-serving league secretary Donald Beaton, former player and official at Killearn.
Ladies and gentlemen, please bid a fond farewell to "East Stirlingshire nil".
Ferguson had just ended a successful playing career in the Scottish League when he took the PS40-a-week, part-time job in charge of East Stirlingshire, then languishing in the Second Division.
BERWICK boss Ian Little described his side's victory over East Stirlingshire as "a real confidencebooster" in the run-up to the clash with leaders Rangers at Ibrox on Saturday.
Lisa Whyte, 32, remains in hospital after she was found seriously injured in her home in Slamannan, Stirlingshire.
Pickets turned away drivers at the key Grangemouth depot in Stirlingshire and also in Aberdeen and Inverness.
JOHN HARTSON has turned down the chance to become manager of Irn-Bru Third Division side East Stirlingshire.
EX-WALES striker John Hartson has turned down the chance to become manager of Irn-Bru Third Division side East Stirlingshire.
Speaking in 1968, Kenneth Jackson, one of the principal moving forces behind the project, said: "Two hundred and five questionnaires of about 1200 items have been filled in, anal a basic map of 192 points has been constructed, covering almost the entire area within the traditional 'Highland Line' with the exception of a few border regions (notably most of Caithness, the Highland parts of Banffshire and Forfarshire, a border strip within Perthshire, the Highland parts of Stirlingshire and Dunbartonshire, the island of Bute, and the southern hall of Kintyre) where the language is extinct and local speakers could not be found.