Kerr's Corner

Kerr's Corner is a regular feature in East Antrim and Newtownabbey editions of The Wizard. David Kerr would like to hear your memories of life in your own area. Maybe you'll trigger some thoughts for a future column. kerrscorner@ulsteronline.org.uk

Thursday, July 20, 2006

New Ulster-Scots Badge for 2006

DID ANYONE see a recent BBC2 TV programme called A Dander with Drennan? In it, well-known Ulster-Scots storyteller and musician Willie Drennan looked at the links between Ulster and Scotland. His travels took him to parts of South East Antrim, an area rich in Ulster-Scots history, heritage and culture.

To celebrate these links between Ulster and Scotland, an excellent 18mm full colour enamel badge has been produced.

This beautiful badge features the well-known Ulster-Scots imagery - consisting of the Red Hand of Ulster and green Scottish Thistle. This is set against a brilliant white background. An outer black band reads Ulster-Scots around the top and 2006 around the bottom. This is a very striking badge indeed.

This fantastic badge costs only £2.50 (including p&p). To get your Ulster-Scots 2006 badge, simply send a cheque/Postal Order (made payable to Glenwood Publications) to: Glenwood Publications, First Floor, 316 Shankill Road, Belfast, BT13 3AB.

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