The Tradition of Irish Blessings
The tradition and custom of offering prayers such as Irish Blessings goes back to the very earliest times when these special prayers represented Irish wishes for a bountiful harvest or health, wealth and happiness. There are traditional blessings associated with many religions and cultures for ceremonial events or rituals similar to the Irish Blessings. A Blessing is also associated with wishes for good fortune and luck, especially in some Irish Blessings. These online, free words in our Irish Blessing collection may be printed and used to create a personalised book of Irish blessings or added to a Prayer Book.