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Urban influence in Northern Irish English

Ann Hollingsworth Pitts

Urban influence in Northern Irish English

a comparison of variation in two communities.

by Ann Hollingsworth Pitts

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photographic reprint of thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Michigan, 1982.

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Open LibraryOL13872700M

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The urban Irish of today represents, on the whole, a new start, though we shouldn’t underestimate the influence of the Gaeltacht. There was recently an interview on Raidió na Gaeltachta with two Irish-speaking academics, Máirín Nic Eoin and Deirdre Nic Mhathúna, about the Irish language in Dublin.

People usually of Scottish and English ancestory living in the 6 Northern Counties of Ireland known as gh technically not British, neither are they Irish. They have their origins in the English forcing Scottish settlers into the North of Ireland, during the 16th was to dilute the rebellious Irish Catholic population with Scottish Protestants.

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