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Cllr Ian Adamson OBE (born 1944) is a former Lord Mayor of Belfast. He is a member of the Ulster Unionist Party and is a retired medical doctor.

A serving Councillor on Belfast City Council since 1989, Adamson was Lord Mayor in 1996.

He studied at Bangor Grammar School then Queen's University Belfast becoming a registrar in pediatrics at the Royal Victoria Hospital for Sick Children and the Ulster Hospital.

He speaks ten languages, including Scots, Lakota Sioux and Swahili. He is founder Chair of The Ulster-Scots Language Society, and remains a Vice-President. In liaison with Professor Robert Gregg in 1992, he founded the Ulster-Scots (Ullans) Academy.

He is the author of several books on subjects such as folk poetry, history and religion. He is the author of The Cruthin (1974), laying claims to Ulster descent from a pre-Gaelic people in Ireland. He also wrote The Identity of Ulster (1982), and other works dealing with the ethnology of a group of pre-Celtic settlers in Ulster whose mentality is said to pervade the modern province.

He is President of Belfast Civic Trust, founder Chair of The Somme Association, founder Secretary of the Farset Youth and Community Development, Belfast. Dr Adamson is also a former member of the Boards of many other local public sector and voluntary organisations, including The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Ulster Museum, The Titanic Trust, The Eastern Health and Social Services Board, The Ultach Trust and a serving Brother, Venerable Order of Saint John.

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Total Books: 14
Bombs on Belfast the Blitz 1941
2011 - Bombs on Belfast the Blitz 1941 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781906578916
ISBN-10: 1906578915
Genre: History
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Runner's World Guide to Adventure Racing  How to Become a Successful Racer and Adventure Athlete
2004 - Runner's World Guide to Adventure Racing How to Become a Successful Racer and Adventure Athlete [Runners World] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781579548360
ISBN-10: 1579548369
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors
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1690 William and the Boyne
1995 - 1690 William and the Boyne (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780948868207
ISBN-10: 0948868201
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Cruthin
1991 - Cruthin (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780950346106
ISBN-10: 0950346101
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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The Ulster People - Ancient Medieval and Modern
1991 - The Ulster People - Ancient Medieval and Modern (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780948868139
ISBN-10: 0948868139
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The Identity of Ulster The Land the Language and the People
1987 - The Identity of Ulster the Land the Language and the People (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780948868047
ISBN-10: 094886804X
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Sinclair and the Sunrise Technology
1986 - Sinclair and the Sunrise Technology (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140087741
ISBN-10: 0140087745
Genre: Business & Money
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The Identity of Ulster The Land the Language and the People
1982 - The Identity of Ulster the Land the Language and the People (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780950346137
ISBN-10: 0950346136
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Cruthin The Ancient Kindred
Cruthin the Ancient Kindred (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780948868030
ISBN-10: 0948868031
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Bangor Light of the World
Bangor Light of the World (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780948868061
ISBN-10: 0948868066
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Dalaradia Kingdom of the Cruthin
Dalaradia Kingdom of the Cruthin (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780948868252
ISBN-10: 0948868252
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