People usually of Scottish and English ancestory living in the 6 Northern Counties of Ireland known as Ulster.Although technically not British, neither are they Irish. They have their origins in the English forcing Scottish settlers into the North of Ireland, during the 16th century.This was to dilute the rebellious Irish Catholic population with Scottish Protestants. As they centuries progressed they did not truly assimilate with the Native Irish, whom they considered to be their enemies, but instead remained somewhat isolated from the rest of the population. When the Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed in 1922 after Ireland's War For Independence, the 6 counties to the North (Fermanagh, Antrim, Tyrone, Londonderry, Armagh, and Down) opted to remain within the direct rule of the British government. The result was a semi-independent state which is today called Northern Ireland. Northern Irish people have suffered a brutal history of conflict between the opposing Catholic and Protestant factions. Today, however the conflict has quieted down a great deal and Northern Irish people enjoy a prospering, rebuilt,country.
Ian Paisley is Northern Irish.
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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:

Van Morrison

Rory McIlroy

George Best
C.S Lewis

Liam Neeson

to name but a few
"OMG I love your accent, are you Irish?!" "No, Im Northern Irish" "what? "its hard to explain"
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Northern Irish slang includes:
"Craic" "Yeooo" "Shem" "Get her bucked" "Yer ma" "Pure beaut" "Ragin'" "Norn Iron" "Whataboutche?"

These words and phrases are usually incomprehensible to those outside of the bubble that is Northern Ireland.
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Paddy: "Whataboutche? What's the craic?"
Paddy2: "Nohin much, just wrote this thing fer the craic about Norn Irish slang."
Paddy: "Pure beaut, shem"
Paddy2"Aye, so's yer ma, yeooo"
Paddy: "Ragin'"
Paddy2: "Get her bucked!"
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YO HES A NORTHERN IRISH LAD FAM, YOUR TELLING ME HES FRIENDS WITH MR NO BRAIN (AKA AC LIFTS) AND NIL POSTS YOUTUBE CONTENT AS WELL, WHY NOT DROP A SUB TO HIS CHANNEL
Northern Irish Lifts Meets AC Lifts In Belfast To Surf Elevators
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Northern Irish Cardio, is what happens when a member of The Irish Republican Army (I.R.A.) throws a molotov cocktail/hand grenade into a protestant church, british army base, or the house of someone who is giving the english information. then running away as soon the building busts into flames or explodes.
Murphy: Hey Sullivan where ya going lad?

Sullivan: Down the road to Kelly's flat, for Northern Irish Cardio.

Murphy: Northern Irish Cardio eh? must've been talking to the brits then.
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A person from northern ireland who uses phrases such as:

'Yeoooo'
'Get her bucked' (GHB)
'Lyk'
'Ragin'
'Your ma'
'ill do your windies in'
'Scoundered'
'nordie'
'aye right'
'o right?'
'Fer dig'
'glunter'
'craic'
etc.

Someone who is probably inbred and can be called a 'steak', 'chav', 'spide' etc.

Someone who would go into Belfast to 'Go watch the bands lyk'

If female is likely to have a baby under the age of 15.

someone who does not posess the intelligence to go to theyre own home and feels the need to sit out on the streets with theyre mates and that constitutes for them '' A day out''

You can tell if they are northern irish Scum by:

Their pitifully ugly faces.

Tracksuits.

Peirced Ear.

A bottle of cheap cider or 'Bucky'
Incomprehensibe speech incorporating huge amounts of slang.

Poor haircuts, with bleached ends, greased fringe.

Ugly cheap gold jewellery

They Seem to loiter in alleys, train stations, street corners outside off licences, maces spars etc,while drinking and throwin abuse at passers by.
Davison: is walking along the road to go to his local shop to pick up some groceries.

Scumbag: Ere son, u got any fegs?(scum talk for ciggarettes)

Davison: No sorry i don`t smoke.

Scumbag: Dont be so cheeky u wee english cunt

Davison runs away like little girl but doesnt get far because of his bad knee and down syndrome.

Scumbag catches up quickly and beats the shit out of Davison...

Above was a typical example of what happens when northern irish scum are on the streets, often in northern irelands scum populated areas such as the shankill.
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