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February 5, 2020

To celebrate Imbolc, the traditional time for the beginning of spring in Ireland, and to encourage more people to learn about the gems of Irish Mythology in 2020, the Brehon Law Academy is knocking 50% OFF our online course thru February.


Irish Mythology Online Course
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February 1, 2020

Irish myths have been told around fires and at bedsides for millennia.

They tell tales of more ancient times; of heroes and monsters, of extraordinary other-worldy places, triumphant feats of warriors, of mysterious sorcerers and evil phantoms, of gods and kings, of mai...

January 15, 2020

The Fianna was made up of many battalions called cathas, each with 3,000 warriors. In peaceful times, the main body of the Fianna was made up on three cathas, or about 9,000 fighting men, while in times of war this could expand to seven cathas, or 21,000 trained, agile...

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 27, 2016

The early Irish revered members of society who had great skill and learning, making no distinction between males or females.

From poets, musicians, and craftsmen to historians, judges and doctors, we’ll learn about the value given to these members of society.

In this...

March 7, 2016

When people talk about the Brehon Laws we often hear mention of how women's rights were very good in early Ireland.

 

While this is true in many respects, it would be slightly misguided to say that women were 'equal' to men in all respects.

 

But it is important to note...

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