Symbols and Meanings
Backpack with Hearts
Contains forgotten words and meanings of the Ulster Scots tongue.
Represents the heart of the land and the soul of the place.
Represents the heart of the people, the spirit of the language.
The protection of vision for the insight of dialect.
Symbol of renewed currency of an ancient spoken tongue.
Represents the shared cultural foundations between Scotland and Ulster.
Alpha, the origin of word making, both spiritual and oral.
Sounds the call for recognition of the Ulster-Scots tongue.
The Ulster-Scots Sculpture ?Alphabet Angel' is a community generated project that draws its inspiration from the cultural authenticity of an everyday spoken tongue within the village & surrounding town lands of Bushmills.
Funders include; The Big Lottery, through the Creating Common Ground Consortium, the Ulster-Scots Agency, Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust, the Natural Resource Rural Initiative, under the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation & the Dundarave Residents and Environmental Forum.
Sculpture by Ross Wilson.