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Mark Thompson

Talking Ulster Scots

Mark’s hometown of Ballyhalbert in Co. Down proved to play a significant influence on his life, “everyday whenever we got out of bed you opened the curtains and on a clear day, you could see Scotland”. It was at th...

Nelson McCausland

Talking to the DUP MLA

Born in 1951 in north Belfast Nelson grew up on the Ballysillan Road. He remembers attending the Belfast Royal Academy. “I did find it somewhat strange, because most of the children going to the Academy were from a mo...

Ulster Scots Agency Folk Festival

The 2006 festival.

July 29th, 2006 was the day Rosemount Estate in Greyabbey celebrated the 400th anniversary of the settlement of the Hamilton and Montgomery families in Ulster. The rapid development of the Ards and north Down was d...

Ulster Scots Festival 2007

Celebrations froms 2007.

The Ulster Scots celebrations of 2007 at various locations including Botanic Gardens and Woodvale Park, Northern Visions was there to cover the events, which ranged from music, games and historical re-enactments.

Ballyoran Ulster Scots Fun Day

Ulster Scots Funday, 2000.

A film by Ballyoran Community Centre Ballyoran Community Centre held an Ulster Scots Funday in 2000 with sports, drama and dancing.

Dawn Of The Ulster Scots

A celebration in Donaghadee.

A rainy day did not prevent people from all over Ulster having fun day out. The Ulster Scots Agency organised a celebration in Donaghadee recounting the arrival in 1606 of pioneering Ayrshire lairds James Hamilton ...

SRD Melody Flute Band 2009

Highlights of the Shankill Road Defenders 4th annual Melody Flute Band Competition, which took place at the Spectrum Centre, Shankill Road on Saturday 10th October, 2009. As well as the best of Northern Ireland's m...