the people of the six counties of Northern Ireland who are on the middle ground of identity politics, both seeing themselves as British and as Irish. Not necessarily people from Scottish or English backgrounds. Those who identify as Northern Irish tend to appreciate both cultures, and tend to not pick a side, however they are also at times ridiculed by both sides as some see there is no middle ground in Identity.
Notable Northern Irish figures:
to name but a few
"OMG I love your accent, are you Irish?!" "No, Im Northern Irish" "what? "its hard to explain"