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September 30, 2023

For thousands of years Ireland lived 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, there were no police force or prisons,...

September 17, 2023

Could these 3 principles of Brehon Law lead to a better society if they were used today?

1. An open-market of competing judges.
2. Greater consequences for those of greater status.
3. Restitution over Retribution.

Listen to Kevin Flanagan of the Brehon Law Academy as...

September 9, 2023

I remember coming across this production about two years ago and how the content struck a deep chord with me. 

It was the sort of production that one could imagine lovers of Irish history complaining there isn't enough of, or any at all. And I'd agree, we certainly do...

September 6, 2023

Ireland's capital city gives us an interesting example of an Irish place name where the commonly used English form and the native Irish form bear no relationship to each other.

Unlike many Irish place names, Dublin is not transliterated from or related to the...

September 2, 2023

Below you can find a rare and hard to obtain map of Ireland in the Heroic Times, found in Standish O'Grady's History of Ireland. 

Here is an effort to map the lands most associated with Ireland's mythologies and heroes and even charts the course of the Children of Lir...

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