Exploring the Cath Maige Tuired

Gain a Deeper Understanding of One of the Most Important Stories in Irish Mythology

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An online class which explores the Cath Maige Tuired, what we know about the manuscript and author, cultural context for the story, and important details from the text itself. One of the most important tales of the Tuatha De Danann, the Cath Maige Tuired can also be one of the more difficult to read and interpret. This class dives into not only the story itself and its wider context but also discusses the controversial passages in the text and why they are essential to the wider story.

You will learn the history of the Cath Maige Tuired manuscript, why that history matters, and why choosing the right translation makes a difference. We discuss the story itself, untangling aspects that can be confusing, and the poetry which is often omitted from popular translations.

We will also explore the possible cultural influences on the story to add context to passages that can otherwise be difficult to understand. If you ever wondered why the Dagda is described as 'oafish', what really happened in his meeting with the Morrigan, what her wider role in the story was, or wanted to know more about the poetry found throughout the text that is often not translated, this class helps answer your questions.

What Will You Learn

  • What is the Cath Maige Tuired and why does it matter?
  • What we know about the manuscript?
  • How to choose the best translations?
  • What other stories tie into the CMT?
  • Why wasn't most of the poetry translated and what can those portions tell us?
  • A closer look at several key points in the tale
The live class and recorded course materials will be broken up into these four sections, for accessibility and ease of use.

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.

Your Course access enrollment includes access to:

  • -- Class Presentation Slides
  • -- Class Videos
  • -- Class Audios
  • -- Interactive Q&A Session with the Teacher (recorded during live class).

You get the unique perspective of an author, teacher of esoteric subjects, witch, and priest of Na Daoine Maithe. A prolific pagan writer, Morgan has published more than three dozen books, both fiction and nonfiction, and presented workshops at many international Academic and Pagan events and conferences.

This is a completely self-paced online course. You decide when you start and when you finish.

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Your Instructor

Morgan Daimler
Morgan Daimler

Morgan Daimler is an author, teacher of esoteric subjects, witch, and priest of Na Daoine Maithe. A prolific pagan writer, Morgan has published more than three dozen books, both fiction and nonfiction, and presented workshops on fairies at various events and conferences. Find them on Patreon at - https://www.patreon.com/morgandaimler

What a great class loved learning all of the different spellings and names for each deity she discussed. Thank you.

- Michelle Airey Sampson - on Naming the Gods

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long will my enrollment last for?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this version of the recordings for as long as you remain a member of the Irish Pagan School - across any and all devices you own. So, you can take your time, or get it all done quickly, and revisit it all whenever you want to - it's completely up to you.
What if I enroll, then change my mind?
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Do I need to have Irish ancestry to study here?
No, absolutely not. We provide authentic connection to Ireland, with native or naturalised Irish teachers, for anyone who wishes to learn from us and is willing to put in the time and effort to do this properly... rather than grab a culturally appropriated quick fix.

The biggest value in this class I thought was the immersion in the lore of the Irish deities which adds to one's knowledge, and in relating the names of the deities to more Irish vocabulary and giving that context and memory cues which always helps with remembering words in a foreign language. The Q&A was particularly valuable for additional info as well as answering questions that also came up in my mind.

John Edward Meyer - on Naming the Gods

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