Children of Ulster-Scots speakers 'unable to speak the language'
Children of parents who speak Ulster-Scots are unable to speak the language, according to a survery of secondary school children in Londonderry.
The survey results are part of a new online resource which found that no-one from a Protestant background said they could read or speak the Ulster Scots language even though some of their family members could.
The majority of school pupils surveyed, 45% did not think Ulster-Scots and the Irish language should be treated equally.
Questioned further about the Irish language, 64% of those who took the survey thought the Irish language was not only for Catholics, with nearly 72% of those who said they could read or speak the Irish language came from families that read or spoke the Irish language.