Series 26 Episode 5
Ards-born Darren Gibson is an Ulster-Scot living and teaching near Londonderry where he rarely gets to use his hamely tongue. He tells Anne Morrison-Smyth about his new blog which keeps him in touch with his roots: he is also looking for contributions of old phrases, words or verse.
Wilson Burgess considers May Day customs old and new.
A new publication by Alister McReynolds, entitled “The Ulster-Scots in New England” has been produced by the Ulster-Scots Community Network. Alister tells Andy Mattison about one of the characters featured in the book - Reverend James McGregor from Aghadowey who became known as the “Moses of the Scotch-Irish in America”.
Darren Gibson with his son Sam and Anne Morrison-Smyth
Wilson Burgess enjoying the spring weather
Booklet - The Ulster-Scots & New England
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Alister McReynolds & Andy Mattison