Online Course exploring the mythology of the Heroes and Villains of one of Ireland's ancient provinces, Connacht. From the rise of its most influential ruler, the battle Queen Medb to the many warriors and lords she called ally and even lover, this class will introduce you to some of the notable names of the Ulster Cycle of Ireland’s lore, with Dagda Bard and Priest, Jon O'Sullivan (An Scéalaí Beag).
There are many names that make up the sagas of ancient Ireland. Names which carry with them great deeds, fair and foul, which have echoed down the centuries to us today. Though the Táin Bó Cuailnge sits at the core of the Ulster Cycle there are many other tales that set the scene and are worthy of exploring. Connacht sits firmly recognised as a seat of wealth and good judgement through out the ancient land of Ireland.
This course will be delving into the lore of the Ulster cycle, its sources and its stories to pull out the identities of some of the notable and influential figures of Connacht's ancient past and presenting an introduction to their names and deeds as well as giving a guide to where we can find them in the ancient lore of Ireland.
This Teaching is suitable for beginners, as well as those with more experience in this area, or in other traditions. You do not have to be dedicated to or working with any Irish Gods, Guides, or Guardians to take this class.
WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU ENROLL THIS COURSE?
Your Course access enrollment below includes access to:
-- Presentation & Resource Slides
-- Class Video
-- Class Audio
-- Q&A Session (recorded during live class)
You will get the unique perspective of a native Irish bard, who studies the lore of Ireland and retells those tales for a modern audience, keeping to the core values and traditions and integrating them in his own Pagan practices and Right Relationship with the Old Gods of Ireland.
This is a completely self-paced online course.
When you are enrolled you get the recorded files for repeated or further study and reference. You decide when you start and when you finish.
When you enroll in this class, you are receiving lifetime access (with a full 30 day money back guarantee).
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Having little to no knowledge of the Irish pantheon of male deities, I felt that I stepped into a wonderful level of intimate experience and cultural background in a matter of a few paragraphs. From the warm and personable start to the mapping of the mythos landscape then to the examples of interlinking the Dagda to my own life journey, this is a rewarding turn down my own "path less taken." Thanks much!
Charmaine Whitney - The Dagda - Hearth Hero & Domestic Deity
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Loved receiving this class from Jon! His approachable manner makes the lecture portion easy to take in and understand, and the content, including the resources he points learners to, will keep on giving. I'm queer and transmasculine, and so it's really important for me to learn about deities in the Irish tradition who present us with alternative models of masculinity. Thank you Jon and the IPS for bringing us this class!
The Dagda - Hearth Hero & Domestic Deity
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