Blessings For An Irish Birthday

Irish Birthday Blessings can be heart-warming and sincere or laugh out loud funny, but they always lift the spirits and bring joy to the soul. The Irish have a wonderful tradition for giving a blessing on each birthday, but it is a tradition that can be carried on all over the world. These Irish blessing can be written on cards or attached to gifts, or used as a brilliant toast at a birthday party.

Take time to memorize a few of these Irish blessings. Next time an opportunity presents itself, you will be glad you did. Irish blessings are a nice way to make someone feel appreciated and just a few of these words can really make a great gift for a birthday, or as words of encouragement. Write down these Irish blessing or save this article as a reference next time you are in need of sharing a wonderful sentiment.

Sentimental Irish Blessings

  • "May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night."
  • "With the first light of sun, bless you. When the day is done, bless you. In your smile and in your tears, bless you. Through each day of all your years, bless you."
  • "May soft, gentle breezes brush o'er your face, for each loving touch is God's warm embrace. May you have enough for all that you need, and never be hurt by another's greed. The Lord keep you safe from terrible things, and at the end of this life, lift you up in His wings."
  • "May you have: A world of wishes at your command, God and his angels close at hand, Friends and family their love impart, And Irish blessings in your heart."
  • "May you always walk in sunshine. May you never want for more. May Irish angels rest their wings right beside your door."

Funny Irish Blessings

  • "May a mouse ne'er leave your meal bag with a tear in its eye."
  • "May you be an hour in heaven before the Devil knows you're dead."
  • "May you live to be a hundred years, with one extra year to repent!"
  • "May you have the hindsight to know where you've been, the foresight to know where you're going, and the insight to know when you've gone too far."
  • "May all who love the Lord, love you and those who don't love you, may the Lord give them a limp so you can see them coming."
  • "Here's to a long life and a merry one. A quick death and an easy one. A pretty girl and an honest one. A cold beer and another one!"

Traditional Irish Blessings

  • "May the sun shine bright on your joyous days, and the rain refresh you through peaceful night."
  • "May green be the grass you walk on. May blue be the skies above you. May pure be the joys that surround you. May true be the hearts that love you."
  • "May you be blessed with warmth in your home, love in your heart, peace in your soul and joy in your life."
  • "May God not weaken your hand."
  • "May the face of every good news, and the back of every bad news be toward us."


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