Planters: Arrival in Ulster

Planters: Arrival in Ulster

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Location

Boyne River, Derry, Tully Castle

Year

1600-1699

Date

Transmission 16/12/1989

Length

20min 04sec

Audio

sound

Format

1 inch

colour

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Acorn Productions, Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, UTV Archive

Rights Holder

Acorn Productions

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Description

A brief history of the Plantation of Ulster, giving details on the Scottish and English settlers, the Battle of the Boyne, and the emmigration of Ulster-Scots people to the new colonies in British North America. The programme explores the historical context of Ulster Scots (or Scots Irish) anjd their arrival in Ulster in order to shed light on more contemporary political problems of Northern Ireland. Presented by a well known historian, A.T.Q. Stewart, it also features reenactment of key events during the Plantation and subsiquent emmigration as well as archive footage of the Siege of Derry celebrations.

Credits

Presenter: ATQ Stewart

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