Christmas is one of our most cherished holidays, and Irish Christmas sayings are some of our most cherished Irish expressions!
Familiarizing yourself with Irish Christmas proverbs and sayings is a sure way to add life and cheer to your holiday season. Here are some of the most
popular and memorable Christmas sayings from Ireland...
We Irish have some really beautiful holiday quotes and blessings.
We use them on Christmas cards, in our e-mails or even when we are giving the people we love their Christmas presents.
Irish blessings focus on good luck, health, prosperity and harmony inside the family. Here are a few of our favorite Irish Christmas blessings:
The light of the Christmas star to you
The warmth of home and hearth to you
The cheer and good will of friends to you
The hope of a childlike heart to you
The joy of a thousand angels to you
Love and God's peace to you
God send us a Happy Christmas, his blessing be on our home! His love be around our loved ones, wherever they may roam.
As sure as there are leprechauns to make a wish come true, tis nothing but the happiest of days I’m wishing you.
For each petal on the shamrock this brings a wish your way- good health, good luck and happiness for today and every day.
God bless you, now and always, with the gift of Irish cheer. God give to you a happy heart and keep you through the year.
Many of us associate Irish people with a unique sense of humor. On occasions it is spicy, other times witty, sometimes just side-splittingly funny!
Needless to say, Irish humor does not hold back when it comes to Christmas.
To make your seasonal celebrations even more enjoyable, try one of these!
May the Lord hold you in his hands and never clench his fist too tight.
May your neighbors respect you, troubles neglect you, the angels protect you and heaven accept you.
May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night and the road downhill all the way to your door!
Bless your little Irish heart and every other Irish part!
Our Irish ancestors were wise folk, and they have created a lot of wonderful proverbs throughout the years. Some of these are perfect for Christmas because of the spiritual and life-shaping, such as love, family and wisdom.
A Turkey never voted for an early Christmas.
Hope is the cure for all misery.
Good times, good friends, good health to you and the luck of the Irish in all that you do.
Christmas celebrations will be incomplete without some beautiful, traditional songs of the season. Here are the lyrics to a very popular Irish Christmas song that you can
learn for an extra-special and beautiful seasonal celebration:
Love Came Down At Christmas
Love came down at Christmas,
Love all lovely, Love Divine;
Love was born at Christmas,
Star and angels gave the sign.
Worship we the Godhead,
Love Incarnate, Love Divine;
Worship we our Jesus:
But where-with for sacred sign?
Love be yours and love be mine,
Love to God and all men,
Love for plea and gift and sign.
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