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by Vincent Salafia

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Celtic Legal Poem

INTRODUCTION

AN ARCHAIC LEGAL POEM

LLAWW

THE BIRTH OF IRISH LAW

Brehon law defined
Pre-Celtic Settlement
The Celts Bardic Schools
The Golden Age

THE SLOW DEATH OF IRISH LAW

The Bull of Pope Adrian IV
The Anglo Norman Invasion
The Windsor Treaty
The Statute of Kilkenny
Marcher Law
Military Conquest
Legal Conquest
The Rule of Recognition
The Proclamation of James I
Poyning's Law

SUBSTANTIVE LAW

Translated Texts
National and Territorial Law
Kings
Hospitality and Neighbor Law
Criminal Law
Copyright Law
Enforcement

PRIMARY TEXTS
Ancient Laws and Institutes
The Great Tradition
The Legal Tracts
Corpus Iuris Hibernici *

LITERATURE

POETIC JUSTICE

The Legal Poem
Fools (Modern lit critt)
Early Law Schools
The Druids
The Filid
The Brehons
The Celtic Act of Truth

GAELIC NATURE POETRY

The Blackbird of Belfast Lough
Stags Give Tongue
Gaelic Metre

THE LAW OF THE FIANA

Feainchas
Red Branch Knights
Ulster Cycle
Milesians

MYTHOLOGY OF SAINTS

The Patrick Legend
Brigid

TWENTIETH CENTURY TALES

Gaelic League
Political Appropriation

RESTORATION

DISCOVERY

The Midnight Court
Edward Lhwyd
Charles Vallancey
O'Curry and O'Donovan
D.A. Binchy
Donnchadh O'Corrain*

RETREAT FROM REVOLUTION

Revolutionary Dail Courts
James Connolly
Laurence Ginnell
The Free-State *

POST-COLONIAL COLONIALISM

After the Fall
Moore v. Attorney General
Selective Incorporation
Self Description
Dunphy v. Bryan
Hunger Strikers *
MacCarthy Mor
Parliamentary Debates

CONCLUSION

The Struggles for Honor
Real Problems and Solutions
A Tiger Like Any Other

ENDNOTES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 


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