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A selection of some of the best books on early Irish law and culture. 

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Brehon Laws, Martin Brennan, Irish History, Ancient Ireland, standing stones, newgrange, neolithic sites, celtic, astronomy, solstice
Martin Brennan. 
The Stones of Time: Calendars, Sun Dials and Stone Chambers.

Used by the ancients to map the movement of the stars. This revealing text describes the exciting discovery and deciphering of the 5,000-year-old stone chambers and standing stones of pre-Celtic Ireland.

Brehon Laws, James Bonwick, Irish History, Ancient Ireland, Druids, Irish Religion, Paganism,
James Bonwick.
Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions.

This work was written when the author was 77 years old, and was the culmination of many years of study. It covers a wide range of topics and opinions, from scholarly sources to the authors of the Druid Revival.

Brehon Laws, Irish History, Ancient Ireland, Thomas Cahill,
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Thomas Cahill. 
How the Irish Saved Civilization.

During the 5th century: as Rome collapsed, Ireland became 'the isle of saints and scholars'. The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe

 

Brehon Laws, Philip Freeman, Irish History, Ancient Ireland, philosopher, druids
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Philip Freeman. 
The Philosopher and the Druids: A Journey Among the Ancient Celts.

Paints a picture of the ancient Celts as told through the writings of the first century BC historian, Posidonios, who travelled from his native Greece to walk amongst the barbarians of the West.

Brehon Laws, Graham Robb, Irish History, Ancient Ireland, celtic history, celtic, european history
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Graham Robb.
The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe.

Minutely researched and rich in revelations, The Ancient Paths brings to life centuries of our distant history and reinterprets pre-Roman Europe.

Brehon Laws, Patrick Lavin, Irish History, Ancient Ireland, celtic history, celtic, european history
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Patrick Lavin 
The Shaping of the
Celtic World.

Written for the millions who identify with their Celtic roots: Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Mann, Breton, and Cornish. This user-friendly guide will be enjoyed by students, travelers, and history enthusiasts.

Brehon Laws, B Bradshaw, D Keogh, Irish religion, Christianity, Irish church history, paganism, Irish History, Ancient Ireland, celtic history, celtic, european history
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B. Bradshaw & D. Keogh.
Christianity in Ireland: Revisting the Story.

A complete overview of the story of Christianity in Ireland from earliest patrician times to the troubled days of today's church.

Brehon Laws, Bernard Meehan, Book of Kells, Kells, Irish artwork, knotwork, manuscripts, Irish History, Ancient Ireland, celtic history, celtic, european history
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Bernard Meehan.
The Book of Kells:
An Ilustrated Guide.

Contains important fully decorated pages plus a series of enlargements showing the minuteness of the detail; spiral and interlaced patterns, human and animal ornament.

Brehon Laws, Irish History, Ancient Ireland, Irish Customs, Customs, Irish beliefs, beliefs, Irish mythology, mythology, Kevin Danaher, celtic history, celtic, european history
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Kevin Danaher.
Irish Customs and Beliefs.

Irish Customs and Beliefs is a collection of stories exploring the gentler, more superstitious lives of the old Irish.

Brehon Laws, Irish History, Ancient Ireland, celtic history, celtic, european history, manuscripts, catalogue of irish manuscripts
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P. De Brún & M. Herbert.
Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in Cambridge Libraries.

Originally published in 1986, this book gives a detailed account of the manuscripts in Cambridge written wholly or partly in the Irish language. 

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