The History of England

from Celts through 20th century

Posts Tagged ‘Northern Ireland’


Category: Land + People

East  Ulster By  T.  W.  Freeman This  region  is  inhabited  by  almost  one-quarter  of  the  population  of Ireland,  and  forms,  in  the  three  counties  of  Antrim,  Down  and  Armagh,  half  the  governmental  province  of  Northern  Ireland.  Nearly  half  its  people  live  in  Belfast,  since  1921  a  capital  city  as  well  as  Ireland’s  greatest  indus­trial  town,  but  […]

Ulster Dialects

Category: Land + People

By G. B. Adams We may distinguish roughly four types of English spo­ken inUlster: (1)    The various dialects spoken in different localities by the mass of the rural and urban population. They shade off into: