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August 2, 2019

As Summer draws to a close I wanted to cheer you up by giving away access to all my online courses for only 24.99!

Ancient Ireland

Culture & Society

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The Brehon Laws

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May 23, 2019

We find reference to Ogham in the Ulster Cycle of Irish Mythology, which recounts the exploits of the famous boy-hero, Setanta, or to give him his heroic name, Cuchullain.

In the great Gaelic epic called the Táin Bó Cúailnge, or the Cattle Raid of Cooley, we follow Cuch...

May 14, 2019

Ogham (pronounced “ohm”, or with a soft g "oh-gham") is an ancient Irish method of writing.

It was a special language known only to the initiated and higher classes. A champion warrior had to know how to read and write ogham, as did any learned scholar. 
 

There were ori...

May 4, 2019

In living memory alone, many countries have experienced drastic changes to its cultural and political constituents, going through a state of transition from one form of government, laws, and ideology to another.

Consider the collapses of the former USSR or Yugoslav...

April 30, 2019

Who were this mysterious class of 'eminent jurists' - the keepers of the laws? What was their role in society?

Why were their judgments respected so highly?

How do they relate to the druids and poets of old Ireland?

In this video, we'll be introduced to the famous yet mys...

April 13, 2019

Our most popular YouTube video just reached over 50k views!! 

In this video, I talk about the early mythical migrations of people to Ireland from the Lebor Gabala na hEren, or the Book of the Takings of Ireland. 

I share my own insights along the way as I try to unknot...

March 26, 2019

Here's a fresh new interview I gave on Luke Tatum's Culture of Peace Podcast where we discuss early Irish society with an anarchic twist.

There's a lot of info packed into this segment.

We discuss family life, kingship, the role of women, and warriors in this short 45 mi...

March 10, 2019

In this video we will discuss the custom of troscud, or fasting, found in the early Irish brehon laws.

Troscud was a form of distress that carried strong social pressure, and which had legal support as an act of due process.

It was a principle which sought to e...

March 1, 2019

The Brehon Law Academy has launched its third online course. This time delving deep into the Brehon Laws specifically. 

For thousands of years the people of Ireland lived by a native set of laws known today as ‘Brehon Law’.

This ancient and just system held the fabric of...

February 21, 2019

The Names and Meanings of Ireland’s 10 Highest Peaks in the MacGillycuddy Reeks mountain range, County Kerry. 

1. Carrauntoohil – Corrán Tuathail (Tuathail’s Sickle)

1,038 m (3,406 ft).

2. Beenkeragh – Binn Chaorach (Peak of the Sheep)

1,008 m (3,308 ft).

3. Caher – Catha...

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