Irish Blessings


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There are many wonderful Irish blessings gifts available to commemorate special occasions or to show your Irish pride. Irish home blessings and Irish prayer blessings are particularly popular, as they offer a beautiful way to express your faith or love for Ireland. Irish love blessings are also a touching way to show your affection for someone special, and make a lovely addition to any Irish-themed gift. Whatever the occasion, an Irish blessing gift is sure to be cherished.

Frequently Asked Questions About Irish Blessings

What is an Irish blessing?

An Irish blessing is a century-old tradition that is being cultivated till to day. It is a short, poetic verse that is used to express good wishes for somebody and to remind them about the important things in life. Irish blessings can be used in a variety of situations and one of the most popular ones are Irish prayer blessings, Irish love blessings and Irish home blessings.

What is the most popular Irish prayer blessing?

May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand. This is a translation, as this Irish blessing was originally written in the Irish language, but this is the form it is most commonly spoken in today.

What are the old Irish blessings and sayings?

The old Irish blessings and sayings are some of the most poetic expressions of faith, hope, and love. Here are some of the most popular ones: May the Lord keep you in His hand and never close His fist too tight./May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past./May you live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live.