In defence of Ulster-Scots

Mark Thompson, o’er at Bloggin fae tha Burn, is putting together a very interesting series of posts in defence of Ulster-Scots, which of course finds itself under regular attack in the media, interesting normally from unionists.

Anyway, Mark is well qualified for the task and is currently at number four in his series, hae a wee gawk.

Freelance journalist, working mostly in Irish.

Have my own independent news website – – which is in constant need of material.

I am the former editor of the newspaper Gaelscéal,