Top 10 Irish Blessings for Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17th and in honor of the day: 

Here are the top ten greatest Irish Blessings:


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.
concrete road between mountains


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!
brown and gray mountain under blue sky


May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.


May the roof above us never fall in. 
And may the friends gathered below it never fall out.
concrete castle on cliff near body of water during daytime


May God give you…
For every storm, a rainbow,
For every tear, a smile,
For every care, a promise,
And a blessing in each trial
gray concrete cross statue


May you live as long as you want,
And never want as long as you live.
scenery of a waterfall


May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, 
May good luck pursue you each morning and night.
grey cross statue beside concrete building


May good luck be with you Wherever you go, and your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow.


May you live to be a hundred years, 
With one extra year to repent!


Health and a long life to you. 
Land without rent to you. 
A child every year to you. 
And if you can’t go to heaven, 
May you at least die in Ireland.

man standing near cliff looking at body of water during daytime

Interesting Facts:

  • Saint Patrick’s Day celebrates Saint Patrick who brought christianity to Ireland.
  • March 17 is the day Saint Patrick passed away.
  • It is home to over 4.8 million people.
  • Ireland is home to Guinness Brewery since 1759.
  • There are no snakes in Ireland.

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