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
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
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.
Americans are being urged to snap up corny merchandise to remind them of the show they have yet to see