24 Irish Blessings and Sayings for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day is a major Irish holiday. We have collected a few old Irish blessings and sayings that capture the essence of this day. Do share them with your friends. Add in the comments if you think we have missed any others which you like.
1. May luck be our companion
May friends stand by our side
May history remind us all
Of Ireland’s faith and pride.
May God bless us with happiness
May love and faith abide.
May there always be work for your hands to do
May your purse always hold a coin or two;
May the sun always shine on your windowpane;
May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain;
May the hand of a friend always be near you;
May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
2. May your day be touched
by a bit of Irish luck,
brightened by a song in your heart,
and warmed by the smiles
of the people you love
3. May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind always be at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
and rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand..”
4. May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been, The foresight to know where you are going, And the insight to know when you have gone too far.
5. May good luck be your friend
In whatever you do.
And may trouble be always
A stranger to you.
May you always walk in sunshine.
May you never want for more.
May Irish angels rest their wings right beside your door.
6. Wherever you go and whatever you do,
May the luck of the Irish be there with you.
7. May you have:
A world of wishes at your command.
God and his angels close to hand.
Friends and family their love impart,
and Irish blessings in your heart!
8. May God grant you many years to live,
For sure he must be knowing.
The earth has angels all too few.
And heaven is overflowing.
9. May joy and peace surround you,
Contentment latch your door,
And happiness be with you now,
And bless you evermore.
10. When the first light of sun-
When the long day is done-
In your smiles and your tears-
Through each day of your years-