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12 Popular Irish sayings to make you smile, reflect, and be grateful

Irish high cross Clonmacnois

Joseph Mischyshyn | CC BY-SA 2.0

Cerith Gardiner - published on 08/04/20

Bring the traditions of Eire to your daily life.

The Emerald Isle is known for its wonderful landscapes, rich history, and fantastic hospitality (and the odd Guinness, of course!). Yet, it’s also a country that’s produced many sage figures who have offered some wonderful pearls of wisdom over the centuries.

Take a look through some of these traditional blessings and proverbs that capture the spirit of the Irish and are worth incorporating into your own daily life.


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