A selection of some of the best books on early Irish law and culture.
With preface from W.B. Yeats, this book contains the myths and legends of pre-Christian Ireland, overflowing with giants and heroes, enchanted maidens, battles and brave deeds. Vol. 1 depicts the comings of the first inhabitants, Vol. 2 contains the adventures of Cú Chullain.
From all six Celtic cultures - Irish, Scots, Welsh, Cornish, Manx and Breton - Ellis includes popular myths and legends, and brings to light exciting new tales which have been lying in manuscript form, untranslated and unknown to the modern general reader.
A later edition of the 1726 work. Keating describes Ireland from the earliest accounts. Generally regarded to be a highly reputable resource.
Joyce produced many works on Irish history and is considered an expert in the field. In this contribution he provides a brisk yet comprehensive overview of ancient Irish society, its laws and culture.
Start learning Irish or brush up on lost skills with this starter course. Comes with CD and additional internet resources.
Ancient Irish law tracts are written in Old and Middle Irish making translations difficult for the modern student. This dictionary is compiled to give meanings of word roots, sources, and etymology in use at those times.
Lehman's introduction to Old Irish can help the modern student begin to gain an understanding of the old law tracts in their original state.
While aimed at beginners Sengoidelc is in-depth and comprehensive. Stifter takes an academic approach, aiming to educate the newcomer to a high level of comprehension.
Older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids of Giza, Newgrange stands as a testament to the wonder of Ireland's ancient people. Murphy goes beyond the archaeology and reveals the profound and sacred vision held by those people.
The authors explore and document 150 Irish heritage sites across the thirty-two counties. An engrossing catalogue of remarkable heritage sites is revealed.