One famous Irish blessing poem is "May your pockets be heavy, your heart be light. And may good luck pursue you each morning and night." Another is "Like the warmth of the sun and the light of the day, may the luck of th... More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

Some examples of some brief Irish blessings are, "May the road rise to you," "Health and long life to you" and “Life is like a cup of tea; it’s all in how you make it." Along more whimsical lines, there's "If you're luck... More » Education

Numerous traditional Irish funeral blessings exist, but they do not usually have titles or names. One frequently used Irish funeral blessing is "May his soul be on God's right hand." More » Holidays & Celebrations
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