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May 21, 2017

Ireland's Brehon Laws teach us about the central importance of the family, the role of children, and the rights of women in ancient Irish and medieval history.

The Brehon Laws of Ireland

Prior to the Anglo-Norman invasions, Ireland was home to between 80-140 independent...

April 9, 2016

For thousands of years prior to its invasion by its neighbours Ireland was under a native set of laws and customs known today as the Brehon Law.

During this time Ireland was ‘stateless’, there was no central authority making laws, issuing decrees or collecting taxes,...

March 16, 2016

The good rearing of the children was in the interest of the whole community.

 

It was the responsibility of the wider family unit to ensure their offspring grew up to be strong, educated, honorable and upstanding people, after all, the family name depended on it!

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January 20, 2016

 

In this video I discuss Ireland's ancient Brehon Laws on the Hill of Uisneach, Westmeath, as a guest speaker at the Uisneach Fire Festival 2015 (uisneach.ie).

'Brehon Law' refers to an ancient system of justice that was prevalent in Ireland for 1000's of years prior...

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