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Tuesday, February 5, Scotland vs. They aren't the same. A pet peeve of mine and one that will roll the eyes or get blank stares from Scots is to think Ireland and Scotland are the same.
Unfortunately, ignorant Americans lump Ireland and Scotland together because of music or kilts or accents or a combination of the three. Another reason is the "over there" factor. A basic lack of knowledge causes a lot of the confusion. A lack of caring keeps the indescretion from being corrected.
I will attempt to illustrate the differences and hopefully educate those who link the two countries. Ireland Ireland is a country of its own. It is an island by itself. Ireland's currency is the Euro. Scotland's currency is the Pound. Ireland has a booming software industry and is the "silicone valley" of Europe.
Scotland is known for banking. McCarthy Scottish names begin with Mac.
Northern Ireland still belongs to the United Kingdom. Northern Ireland is the onclave of the Protestants of Ireland.
This is the area of the "troubles". This small part of Ireland is the only part that links Scotland and Ireland but they are as similar as Puerto Rico is to Texas. They may look familar in lots of ways but it is in the details the differences can be seen.
I think the analogy of Puerto Rico to Texas is the best for explaining the differences between Northern Ireland and Scotland. There are cultural differences and political differences.
The accents are different. Their history is different. Ireland has a President and a Prime Minister. They do not have a Queen. They constitute the United Kingdom.
This flag is the governmental flag of Northern Ireland. This is the flag of England: Notice if you put the Scottish flag and the St.
George's Cross together you get the Union flag. This is the flag of Scotland. Scotland has its own parliament but it acts much the same way as our state government.
The federal decisions are made in Westminister, England. Scotland has representatives in British Parliament, again however, the affairs of Scotland are privy to the Scottish Parliament. This is the flag of Wales. Don't forget, Wales is also a member of the United Kingdom. You might want to compare it to the BBCNative Americans of mixed white blood stood at the top, pure Native Americans next, and people of African descent were at the bottom.
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