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12 Popular Irish sayings perfect to reflect on this St. Patrick’s Day


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Cerith Gardiner - published on 03/16/23

These wonderful sayings will bring the traditions of Eire into your home.

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St. Patrick’s Day is a perfect time to consider the wonders of the Emerald Isle. Whilst Ireland is known for its exquisite landscapes, rich history, and fantastic hospitality (and the odd Guinness, of course!), it’s also a country that’s produced many sage and inspiring figures — including its patron saint — 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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