Ulster-Scots Language

The Ulster-Scots language was established in Ulster in the early 1600s with the arrival of Lowland Scottish settlers and endures to this day. It is spoken every day by many people in parts of Ulster, and Ulster-Scots vocabulary has been adopted in spoken English in the region. Ulster-Scots language has featured in printed prose and poetry for around 300 years.

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