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Ulster-Scots fowk

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The Ulster-Scots fowk are an ethnic group in Ireland, douned frae Lawland Scots and Inglis fowk, mony o thaim frae the Borders. Thay're the first fowk tae occupee Ireland in the Plantation o Ulster. Nouadays, maist still bide in Ulster, but some bide in Scotland and the Unitit States.

The Provincial flag o Ulster
An Ulster-Scots banner (unofeecial) in Northren Ireland.

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Interminglin wi ither Irish fowk hae made it difficult tae tell whit are sindry pairts of the Ulster-Scots cultur.

Leid[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ulster-Scots is the main leid o the Ulster-Scots folk. Ulster-Scots is a hamelt leid o the Scots leid, but eneuch sindry frae the 'staundart' leid. It's kent as Ullans an aw, a combination o the wurds Ulster and Lallans.

Releegion[eedit | eedit soorce]

As wi Scots fowk, the main releegion o the Ulster-Scots fowk is the Kirk o Scotland or ither forms o Presbyterianism, but a curn folk are members o the Kirk o Ireland.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The're estimated tae be aboot 6.53 million Ulster Scots folk in the warld (includin yon o Ulster Scots strynd), 350,000-450,000 o thaim in Ulster the sel o it.

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