Ulster Scots


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Ulster Scots

n.
1. The people of Scotland who settled in Ulster, or their descendants.
2. The variety of Scots spoken in Ulster. Also called Scotch-Irish, Scots-Irish.
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Broadcaster Eamonn Mallie has published a 13-page draft document which confirms proposals for Irish and Ulster Scots language commissioners and a central translation unit at Stormont.
Tenders are invited for this project is to further develop and refresh the interpretation of the ulster scots story at the monreagh heritage centre in donegal.
The DUP is willing to legislate on the language issue, but only if Ulster Scots speakers are included in any Act, a condition Sinn Fein rejected.
In this chapter, one gets the sense that the Ulster Scots were faced with the prospect of ever-widening distances between their ancestral homelands and the new frontiers they settled, first crossing the North Channel from Scotland to Ulster and later crossing the Atlantic Ocean to a land of unknown promise.
But there is comedy Ulster Scots, superhero sex and a kid named after the late Reverend Ian.
It is worth pointing out that it is a character in The Wild Irish Girl that shows disdain for Ulster Scots.
It will be interesting to see just how seriously the heads of our devolved governments take the existing statutory protection of the UK's other native languages (Gaelic in Scotland, Welsh in Wales and Irish and Ulster Scots in Northern Ireland) by demanding that classes in these languages be offered as an alternative.
Nevertheless, the author's conversation with Willie Drennan, a prime musical mover in the Ulster Scots promotion, reveals that it may turn out to be viewed as a stage in a strategy to reclaim an involvement in vernacular folk music for some of the younger generation of Protestants, 'a culturally safe means for Protestants to re-engage with a traditional music that was part of their heritage, but which had largely been discarded, as a result of the troubles' (pp.
History is set to be made at Westminster when the House of Commons is addressed for the first time ever in Ulster Scots.
As the 400th anniversary of the official Plantation of Ulster approaches, the University of Ulster and the Institute of Ulster Scots Studies is planning a series of volumes, of which this is one.
The blueprint also carries a pledge to deal with outstanding issues, believed to include protection for the Irish language and promoting the Ulster Scots tongue.