Language of Ulster

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities


A three-part documentary series, co-produced by The Open University and BBC Two Northern Ireland, broadcast November 2017.  It explored Ulster’s linguistic traditions and the relationship between them.

Period24 Apr 2017

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleThe Languages of Ulster
    Media name/outletBBC Northern Ireland
    DescriptionThe programme 'The Language of Ulster', made by Below the Radar TV for BBC Northern Ireland, was broadcast in autumn 2017 in three half-hour episodes. For this series, Warren Maguire was interviewed at length as an expert on Ulster dialects, and was filmed visiting his home farm in County Tyrone, talking about the area and interviewing local farmers, showing how he collects dialect data.
    PersonsWarren Maguire