Scottish Enlightenment in Ulster

Nelson McCausland at The Linen Hall

Some historians and enthusiasts talk and write about ‘The Belfast Enlightenment’ and they link this to the rise of the Society of United Irishmen (1792). But was there a ‘Belfast Enlightenment’ or should we think more broadly about the Scottish Enlightenment in Ulster?
In this talk, Nelson McCausland, the first chairperson of the Ulster-Scots Heritage Council, will provide an insight into that question.