I love St Patrick’s day; it is a day for celebrating and sharing some Irish blessings. I put together 17 Irish blessings for St Patrick’s day that you can share with your friends, family and loved ones.
Where are you celebrating St Patrick’s day 2023?
Irish blessings for St Patrick’s day:
- May you have . . .
enough happiness to keep you sweet,
enough trials to keep you strong,
enough sorrow to keep you human,
enough hope to keep you happy,
enough failure to keep you humble,
enough success to keep you eager,
enough wealth to meet your needs,
enough enthusiasm to look forward,
enough friends to give you comfort,
enough faith to banish depression,
enough determination to make each day
better than yesterday.
- May the luck of the Irish enfold you. May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you. Irish saying
- An old Irish recipe for St Patrick’s day:
Leave the table hungry.Leave the bed sleepy.Leave the bar thirsty.
- May the road rise to meet you.May the wind be always 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 hollow of His hand.
- When we drink, we get drunk.
When we get drunk, we fall asleep.
When we fall asleep, we commit no sin.
When we commit no sin, we go to heaven.
So, let’s all get drunk, and go to heaven!
- May your troubles be lessAnd your blessings be more.And nothing but happinessCome through your door.
- The Banister of Life Irish Blessing
As you slide down the banister of life,May the splinters never point the wrong way.
- May your neighbors respect you,Trouble neglect you,The angels protect you,And heaven accept you.
- May those who love us, love us.And those that don’t love us,May God turn their hearts.And if He doesn’t turn their hearts,
May he turn their ankles.
So we’ll know them by their limping.
- May the luck of the Irish enfold you ~ Irish saying
- May the Irish hills caress you.
May her lakes and rivers bless you.
May the luck of the Irish enfold you.
May the blessings of St. Patrick behold you.
- May your heart be warm and happy
With the lilt of Irish laughter
Every day in every way
And forever and ever after.
- May you always have walls for the winds,A roof for the rain, tea beside the fire,Laughter to cheer you, those you love near you,And all your heart might desire.
- 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! – St Patrick’s day cheer
- “May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back.” — Irish Blessing
- Last St Patrick’s day blessing: “May your blessings outweigh the number of shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid you wherever you go.”
Which of these quotes or blessings is your favourite?
I hope you have a fantastic St Patrick’s day. I am sure one of the 17 Irish blessings for St Patrick’s day will resonate with you. If it has, then give this article a share.