Category: Brehon Law

Brehon Law

Brehon Law

A judge in Ireland was known as a Brehon, thus the use of the title Brehon Law. It is an ancient Celtic Irish legal system that was in use in Ireland up to the...

Brehon Land Laws

Brehon Land Laws

The Brehon Laws Relating To Land Extract taken from: “A Social History of Ancient Ireland” Author: P.W. Joyce, Vol. 1, 2nd ed. Published : Dublin, 1913 Publisher: M.H. Gill & Son Ltd. out of...

The Brehon Laws

The Brehon Laws

Law was important in public and private life in ancient Ireland and the native legal system was in existence before the ninth century. The Danish, Anglo-Normans and English managed to disturb the native laws...