Friday, 29 May 2009

Ulster Scots centre opens in Donegal

A new Ulster Scots tourism centre, funded by the Irish Government, has been opened in County Donegal. The Monreagh Manse heritage centre seeks to explain the story of the Ulster plantations and the subsequrnt history of Scottish settlers in Ireland, as well as their descendants in Canada and the United States. The centre was initiated by the Insititute of Ulster Scots Studies at the University of Ulster.

For more information read the university's press release at http://news.ulster.ac.uk/releases/2005/1948.html . The manse also has its own website at http://monreaghheritagecentre.ie/ .

Chris

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