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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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The Ulster-Scots Agency was given millions of euro as part of the Good Friday Agreement and supporters claimed there were more than 100,000 fluent Ulster-Scots speakers in the North.
THE world's first official Ulster-Scots musical extravaganza is going down a storm in the USA.
Marching band culture, the Battle of the Somme and Ulster-Scots language would feature in an area of murals and museums, its manifesto added.
Monroe's own roots were Ulster-Scots so the fiddle and mandolin tradition were second nature to him.
Some of the disks were seized from the offices of the Ulster-Scots Agency in Belfast after Mallon was detained in a low-budget hotel at Chicago's O'Hare airport in March last year.
The hall is used by the local members of the Orange Order and Royal Black Institution, as well as a flute band and an Ulster-Scots heritage group.
THE Ulster-Scots Agency has just published new bilingual guide to obtaining free drink courtesy of the taxpayer.
FORMER Ulster-Scots boss Stan Mallon, convicted of trying to lure a 14-year-old girl for sex, pleaded in a Chicago court that it was all down to his heart trouble.
WEAKNESSES in a pounds 1.7million project to teach Ulster-Scots undermined its chances of long-term success, a review revealed yesterday.