19 Irish Proverbs To Live By In 2019

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This is a collection of our favourite words of wisdom from old Irish proverbs.

You may have heard some in passing and you may have heard some for the very first time. Either way, there are some great life lessons to take from these Irish proverbs into 2019 with you.

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If you love Irish proverbs you will love these Irish sayings as well.

Let’s get started with some of these incredible Irish proverbs:

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  1. Mura gcuirfidh tú san earrach ní bhainfidh tú san fhómhar. If you do not sow in the spring, you will not reap in the autumn.

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  3. A craftsman’s son may grow up in ignorance of his father’s skills.

  4. Youth does not mind where it sets its foot.

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  6. The well-fed does not understand the lean.

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  8. You can’t kiss an Irish girl unexpectedly. You can only kiss her sooner than she thought you would.

  9. Do not take the thatch from your own roof to buy slates for another man’s house.

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  11. A tune is more lasting than the song of the birds,

    And a word more lasting than the wealth of the world.

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  13. Never scald your lips with another man’s porridge.

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  15. A drink precedes a story. – Irish Proverbs

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  17. Men are like bagpipes – no sound comes from them until they are full.

  18. Take the world nice and easy, and the world will take you the same.

  19. It’s a lonely washing that has no man’s shirt in it ~ Irish proverbs

Irish proverb It’s a lonely washing that has no man’s shirt in it Irish proverb

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Some extra Irish proverbs we also enjoyed:

  • A companion shortens a road.
  • Beauty doesn’t boil the kettle.
  • Sleep is the first sign of recovery.
  • A fat Christmas makes for a tight graveyard.
  • May love and laughter light your days,
    and warm your heart and home.
    May good and faithful friends be yours,
    wherever you may roam.
    May peace and plenty bless your world
    with joy that long endures.
    May all life’s passing seasons
    bring the best to you and yours!
  •  Forgetting a debt doesn’t mean it’s paid.

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6 thoughts on “19 Irish Proverbs To Live By In 2019”

  1. This looks like a wonderful site and I am looking forward to joining the good Irish people around the world.

    My favorite Irish proverb of all time is:

    May you be in Heaven an hour
    Before the Devil knows you are dead.

  2. I love Irish proverbs and as I am 100per cent Irish probably helps but I live in Spain and I miss the Irish accent and sayings and most of all my family

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