and a very warm welcome to Scotch Irish.net, or as they say in Ulster
site has been along time in coming, for far to long the Scotch
Irish/Ulster Scots have been ignored and there many
achievements forgotten. Simply put others have distorted the historical
record and we don't know
our history, of what we do know we don't understand.
should be proud to be Scotch Irish, the impact we have
had on the world is to say the least monumental and also disproportionate. By far our greatest achievement
has to be the fact that
we with a few others can lay claim to being the founders of the
greatest nation on earth, the United
States of America.
We also made Northern Ireland
what it is to day and so with in this site we have tried to cover
in as much detail as possible, the history and achievements of the Scotch Irish or
Ulster Scots in the USA
Its not a
site for academic's or historians its from a more modern and populist view but for
those with an interest and those who simply haven't a clue and want
to learn then this sites for you. "Canadian and Australian
sections will be added soon"
a Scotch Irish / Ulster Scots site
so you wont read any great things about the Irish or British, it defends our history, culture and heritage against decades of myth and propaganda. It aims
to set the historical record straight and promote the Scotch Irish,
Ulster Scots as a unique people which will hopefully lead to a better understanding.
will let you see just how the Scotch Irish came to be, what they
did, what they believe in, where they came from, where they went, what they did when they got there and who they are today. Its an amazing read and if
you browse through it all then you really will feel a great sense
of pride, if your Scotch Irish that is.
also looks at the impact we have had on politics, industery, war and music especially American
country which originated in Scotland, Ulster and then the Appalachian
region of the USA.
have also set up several forums,
its a fully configurable system programmed in PHP4 & Msql. You
the users can start new topics, debates and even start collecting
information for a searchable data base. Its all very easy to use,
just register and join in, remember its YOUR
system, you run it and moderate it so the more of you who join the
more potential it has.
old friends, track down lost family, post your knowledge and stories
for others and future generations to read! the possibilities are
you want to become a correspondent for Scotch
Irish.net ? You could be part of a global network helping
to keep us all informed of just what's happening where you live, or
even writing articles. Millions of us are spread throughout the world
I just think it would be nice if we all knew about each other, one
big community so to speak. If your interested contact email@example.com
are the Scotch-Irish?
great majority of people who emigrated to America were Protestants
from Ulster, many years before the potato famine. Most of these,
in turn, were descendants of settlers brought in from Scotland.
refers to those emigrants or to their descendants. "Whatever
blood may be in the veins of the genuine Scotch-Ulsterman, one thing
is certain, and that is that there is not mingled with it one drop
of the blood of the old Irish or Kelt." John
all else fails, I will retreat up the valley of Virginia, plant
my flag on the Blue Ridge, rally around the Scotch-Irish
of that region, and make my last stand for liberty amongst a people
who will never submit to British tyranny whilst there is a man left
to draw a trigger.