Your Irish Ancestry

Online Course to explore your family history and Irish genealogy, beyond your Irish ancestry DNA.

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Irish Heritage is about more than the blood ties – wherever you were born, and wherever your family came from, you may feel a calling to Ireland, a longing to set your feet on Her soil.

Our Course tutor is an Irish person with strong experience in our history, heritage, archaeology, mythology, and Irish Spirituality. Do you want to learn, under the guidance of a person with a uniquely Irish perspective, about the different types of Irish Ancestry – Physical, Community, Spiritual – and how you can work with yours?

In this course, you will learn about:

  • The Irish Origin Story
  • Authentic Connection to Ireland
  • Genetic Ancestry
  • Family Crests and Symbolism
  • Irish Genealogy Research
  • What it means to be 'Irish'
  • Community Ancestry
  • Spiritual Ancestry
  • Working with your Irish Ancestors

The class includes 1 hour and 50 minutes of Teaching Presentation, then a separate Guided Journey to meet an Irish Ancestor directly – using Lora’s native Irish Otherworld Journeying method. This Class, and the Guided Journey, are suitable for beginners, as well as those with more experience in other traditions.

The Curriculum includes:

  • -- Class Presentation Slides
  • -- Class Video
  • -- Class Audio
  • -- Class Chat Log/Resources
  • -- Guided Journey Video
  • -- Guided Journey Audio (for you to repeat the Journey)
  • [Bonus Irish Ancestry Resources] - Video and PDF Workbook Download
  • [Bonus Irish Pagan Resources] - Video and Audio

Joining the course will give you lifetime access, including any new recordings and resources in the future. Enrolling Now to explore your Irish Ancestry with Irish Draoí, Lora O'Brien.

"A fantastic, *authentic* teacher of the Irish tradition."

- Alsún Ní Chasaide (Ireland, now USA)

Your Instructor

Lora O'Brien
Lora O'Brien

Lora is a modern Draoí – a practitioner and priest of indigenous Irish magic and spirituality. She has been consciously following a spiritual path exploring her native Irish traditions for 30 years, dedicated specifically to the Irish Goddess Mórrígan in 2004, and is the author of seven books on Irish history, mythology, folklore, witchcraft, Pagan practice and priesthood. Her eighth book, on the Mórrígan, will be published by Llewellyn (2025). She professionally developed and managed one of Ireland's most important sacred sites - Cruachán/Rathcroghan - for a decade, and is a co-founder and legal celebrant with Pagan Life Rites Ireland. With her partner, Jon O'Sullivan, she is the co-founder of the Irish Pagan School, and together they create a vast amount of community service content for the Irish Pagan School Blog, YouTube Channel, and Podcast. Lora founded the Ogham Academy in 2022, and has a Masters Degree in Irish Regional History (2023) on the topic of Ogham and Irish Identity. (Pronouns: She/They)

Course Curriculum

  Guided Journey (30 minutes, Multimedia)
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  Your Irish Ancestry - Bonus Resources
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  Irish Pagan Resources
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? Once the Course Materials are uploaded after the live class has run, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

"Lora is a wealth of knowledge and is very direct, often leading one to face hard truths."

- Robert L. Barton (USA).

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