scotch

Scotch-Irish

[skoch-ahy-rish]
Scotch-Irish or (more recently) Scots-Irish may refer to;

  • Ulster Scots people, an ethnic group in Ireland which ultimately traces its roots back to settlers from Scotland.
  • Scotch-Irish American, descendents of Ulster Scots who first migrated to North America in large numbers beginning in the early 1700s.

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