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The Ulster-Scots Agency is involved in a range of activities - from funding musical and dance tuition, language projects, publishing Ulster-Scots publications and attending events which promote Ulster-Scots within Ulster and further afield.  Below is a selection of our most recent news, older stories may be viewed in the news archive:

  • The Land of Promise multi-media teaching and learning resource

    The Land of Promise multi-media teaching and learning resource

    The Land of Promise multi-media teaching and learning resource has been developed by the Ulster-Scots Agency and tells the story of the McFadden family from County Londonderry who were part of the first organised migration from Ireland to escape persecution and build their new lives in America. more »

  • The Maine Event - Learning in Lockdown

    The Maine Event - Learning in Lockdown

    Two primary schools showed recently that learning in lockdown has created new and vibrant opportunities. Children from Derryboy Primary School, County Down and Culcrow Primary School, County Londonderry collaborated on a venture that was the culmination of their school studies pre-lockdown. more »

  • The Feardie Geng

    The Feardie Geng

    A new resource aimed at helping children to understand the situation with Covid-19 has been made available in Ulster-Scots, thanks to a collaboration between the Ulster-Scots community and a local author who works to support vulnerable children. more »

  • Piping & Drumming Masterclass

    Piping & Drumming Masterclass

    Raphoe Ulster-Scots Agency Office. 11.00am-4.00pm - come and join in. more »

  • KasK Open Rehearsal

    KasK Open Rehearsal

    2-4 pm KasK Open Rehearsal - musicians performing traditional Irish and Scottish music. more »

  • Benedict Morris & Cormac Crummey in Concert

    Benedict Morris & Cormac Crummey in Concert

    From 5-7pm Benedict Morris & Cormac Crummey will be playing in concert as part of the TG4 Gradam Ceoil Fringe Festival more »