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An Enriching Ulster Scots Night: Exploring Language and Music from Scots Ancestors

September 15, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Step into the rich cultural heritage of Ulster-Scots with an enthralling night on September 15th at 8 pm. The event will feature Matthew Warwick, Education Officer with the Ulster-Scots Agency, who will take us on a journey to explore the language and music inherited from our Scots ancestors. This captivating evening promises to be a celebration of tradition and history, as we delve into the linguistic and musical treasures that have been passed down through generations. With admission set at €10, this event is open to all, so come and be a part of this remarkable gathering.

1. Unraveling Ulster-Scots Language:
The Ulster-Scots community has preserved a unique and fascinating language that has its roots in the Scots language spoken by our ancestors. Throughout the evening, Matthew Warwick will shed light on the distinctive linguistic elements that have endured the test of time. From intriguing phrases and sayings to the subtle nuances that connect us to our past, this exploration of Ulster-Scots language will unveil a captivating tapestry of cultural heritage.

2. Matthew Warwick: An Education Officer with a Passion for Ulster-Scots:
Matthew Warwick, the esteemed Education Officer of the Ulster-Scots Agency, is a dedicated and passionate advocate for preserving the rich legacy of Ulster-Scots. With a deep understanding of the historical context and linguistic intricacies, he brings to the event a wealth of knowledge that will inspire and enlighten all attendees. His expertise in Ulster-Scots culture and language will undoubtedly make this an unforgettable experience.

3. Enchanting Scottish and Ulster Music:
No celebration of Ulster-Scots heritage is complete without indulging in the soul-stirring melodies of Scottish and Ulster music. Throughout the night, we will be treated to performances that will transport us to a bygone era, where the rhythms of the past resonate with the present. The fusion of Scottish and Ulster musical traditions will create an atmosphere of nostalgia and camaraderie, as we embrace our shared cultural connections.

4. Embracing the Legacy: Everyone is Welcome!
This Ulster Scots Night is not just a gathering of individuals; it’s a coming together of a community united by a common heritage. Whether you have direct ties to Ulster Scots ancestry or are simply curious about this vibrant cultural tapestry, everyone is warmly invited to be a part of this enchanting evening. The event’s welcoming atmosphere will ensure that every attendee feels a sense of belonging and leaves with a deeper appreciation for the rich heritage of Ulster-Scots.

Mark your calendars for September 15th at 8 pm and join us for an unforgettable Ulster Scots Night. With Matthew Warwick as our guide, we will embark on a journey through language and music that connects us to our Scots ancestors. From the mesmerizing tales woven into the Ulster-Scots language to the stirring melodies that evoke a shared history, this event promises to be an enriching experience for all. Admission is priced at only €10, making it accessible to everyone who wishes to celebrate and preserve our cherished cultural heritage. Come one, come all, and let us revel in the beauty of Ulster-Scots together!


September 15, 2023
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Cahans Meeting House
Cahans Meeting House
Stranooden, Co. Monaghan Ireland
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Cahans Meeting House
042 97 56945 (David)

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