A Personal Note from Lora
I hate having to do this, to think of this.
However, we have had difficulties with this too many times in the past to be naïve. So, this is the unfortunately necessary part, your terms and conditions of use for the teaching you are going to access. This is especially applicable to the Ogham, as there is a ready market for commercial use in teaching and divination.
And all of that is before we even get into cultural appropriation, which I know our students take very seriously. (If you're not familiar with my definition and views on this, there's a helpful video here - https://youtu.be/8oC3dUqEXaY)
In essence, please be aware and respectful of the fact that all of the IPS and Ogham Academy teaching is available for personal, private, non commercial use only.
We want to support you as you enrich your personal spiritual life, and develop or maintain your Right Relationships with the Gods, Guides, Guardians, traditions, culture and native people of this island.
If folk in your area are seeking teaching, divination, or guidance on anything to do with Ireland, do the right thing and send them to a native source.
Thank you for your consideration and respect
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Lora O'Brien (Write Ireland) welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
Lora O'Brien (Write Ireland)
Dunmore Road, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland.
Email Address: [email protected]
Last Updated: November 01, 2022