Irish Quotes (206 quotes)
Seanfhocal na Seachtaine
A history of Ireland in our favourite words: 22 — leprechaun. Which words did the Irish invent for our own use, and which ones travelled around the globe? From words emerging from the Irish language via Hiberno-English classics to unexpected words coined by Irish people, this history of Ireland in 90 words covers everything from anatomy and gambling to avocados. Perhaps nowhere was the concept of the shebeen more embraced than in South African townships, where they are an important part of the social and cultural landscape. Feck them anyway. The word for yer burd, as it were.
See Full Schedule. This week, the rivers of major cities all over the world will run green, the bars will be filled with people wearing fake beards, green top hats and sunglasses fashioned into the shape of twin four-leaved clovers, and there will be much talk of blarney , of begorrah and of craic., See menu at bottom.
Blessings and prayers are just one of the ways that some Irish heal from the death of a loved one at a funeral. A thoughtful word or two for our loved ones is always something to be encouraged, especially in times of loss and grief. When somebody we care about passes, one of the few things we have control over during the difficult time is the words we choose to broadcast in their honor. I have only slipped away to the next room. Nothing is past; nothing is lost. One brief moment and all will be as it was before only better, infinitely happier and forever we will all be one together with Christ. Are there any special blessings or prayers that have helped you?