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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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Just over one in every 10 (11%) adults had engaged with Ulster-Scots culture and heritage within the previous year, a decrease on the 16% that had engaged in 2014/15 and the 13% that had engaged in 2012/13.
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The eight-part STV series, which airs from Monday, August 8, sees Ulsterman Paul and Scot Nick follow in the footsteps of the first Ulster-Scots who travelled and settled in America.
Indeed, we are told that song in the Ulster-Scots movement is driven by politically financed invention, led by a 'hillbilly Gospel group'.
Yet few critical studies have examined attitudes to Irish peatland in Ulster-Scots writing.
While Jennifer On" rightly concludes her Introduction with the claim that "Thomson can thereby be described as the father of an independent Ulster tradition of Ulster-Scots poetry," his importance and that of her masterful, scholarly edition of these letters to him encompass more than Ulster-Scots poetry.
Edited by Sweetnam (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland), this volume compiles the minutes of the regular meetings of the Presbyterian ministers and elders of the predominately Ulster-Scots community of County Antrim (in what is now Northern Ireland) from January 1654 to May 1658.
Amusingly, they have even paid to have its title translated into Ulster-Scots, and can be contacted at "Derry Citie Cooncil".
It is also found in varieties of Ulster English and in Standardised Ulster-Scots, but usually with a lower lexical incidence (Hickey 2007: 108).
They draw on the languages of Ireland: Irish (old, middle and modern), Latin, English, Hiberno-English and Ulster-Scots.
Usually the Ulster-Scots descendants say their ancestors came to America from Ireland, but their trek was more complicated than that.
For Ulster-Scots Americans are being urged to snap up corny merchandise to remind them of the show they have yet to see