On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 09:42:10PM +0100, R A Brown wrote:

> No, not the opposite direction.  It was the Irish that took 
> to Christianity in a big way and eventually exported it to 
> Scotland and parts of northern England and also across to 
> some of the Germanic peoples on the continent (the Irish had 
> accepted the Roman norms for Easter etc by then), i.e. it 
> was a lively, vigorous and evangelizing Christianity.

An on that very topic:


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