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It is estimated that as many as six million people living in the UK have at least one Irish grandparent (around 10% of the UK population).
During the Dark Ages, significant Irish settlement of western Britain took place.
The 'traditional' view is that Gaelic language and culture was brought to Scotland, probably in the 4th century, by settlers from Ireland, who founded the Gaelic kingdom of Dál Riata on Scotland's west coast.
This is based mostly on medieval writings from the 9th and 10th centuries.
Throughout Great Britain, especially Glasgow, London, North West England (Liverpool, Birkenhead, Salford, Bootle, Manchester, Stockport, Bolton, Chester), Swansea, Luton, Coventry, Sunderland, Portsmouth, Wolverhampton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Bradford, Gateshead, Edinburgh, Dundee and Birmingham Irish migration to Great Britain has occurred from the earliest recorded history to the present.