92 Irish Blessings And Wishes Embracing Joy on St. Patrick’s Day

Welcome, dear readers, to a journey through the rolling hills and emerald landscapes of Ireland, where the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day dances like a lively jig in the hearts of its people.

In this collection, we present to you a series of enchanting Irish blessings and wishes. So, grab a cup of Irish tea or perhaps a pint of stout, and let the gentle lilt of Irish blessings carry you away to a place where joy and good fortune abound. Sláinte!

1. “May the blessings of each day be the blessings you need the most.”

2. “May the winds of fortune sail you, may you sail a gentle sea, may it always be the other guy who says ‘This drink’s on me!'”

3. “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.”

4. “May those who love us love us. And those that don’t love us, may God turn their hearts.
And if He doesn’t turn their hearts, may he turn their ankles, so we’ll know them by their limping.”

5. “May the roof above us never fall in. And may the friends gathered below it never fall out.”

6. “Wherever you go and whatever you do, may the luck of the Irish be there with you.”

7. “May you have love that never ends, lots of money, and lots of friends.
Health be yours, whatever you do, and may God send many blessings to you!”

8. “May you escape the gallows, avoid distress, and be as healthy as a trout.”

9. “May green be the grass you walk on,
May blue be the skies above you,
That pure be the joys that surround you,
May true be the hearts that love you.”

10. “May the dreams you hold dearest, be those which come true. The kindness you spread, keep returning to you.”

11. “May your feet never sweat, your neighbor gives you ne’re a treat.
When flowers bloom, I hope you’ll not sneeze, and may you always have someone to squeeze!”

12. “May luck be your friend in whatever you do, and may trouble be always a stranger to you.”

13. “Bless your little Irish heart and every other Irish part.”

14. “May the strength of three be in your journey.”

15. “There’s the joy of ole’ Killarney, in these wishes meant for you; There’s a bit of Irish blarney, and a touch of magic too. There’s a wish of lots of laughter and good luck, be sure o’ that; And a wish that all your dreams may come true in no time flat.”

16. “May there be a generation of children on the children of your children.”

17. “May the leprechauns dance over your bed and bring you sweet dreams.”

18. “May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face. The rains fall soft upon your fields. And, until we meet again. May God hold you in the palm of His hand.”

Killarney Lake, County Kerry, Ireland / Irish Blessings

19. “May the joys of today be those of tomorrow. The goblets of life hold no dregs of sorrow.”

20. “When the first light of sun, Bless you.
When the long day is done, Bless you.
In your smiles and your tears, Bless you.
Through each day of your years, Bless you.

21. “For each petal on the shamrock, this brings a wish your way: Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day.”

22. “Always remember to forget the troubles that passed away. But never forget to remember the blessings that come each day.”

23. “May you always have a clean shirt, a clear conscience, and enough coins in your pocket to buy a pint!”

24. “As you slide down the banister of life, may the splinters never point in the wrong direction.”

25. “May the mist of Irish magic shorten every road. And may your friends remember the favors you are owed.

26. “May you always walk in sunshine. May you never want for more. May Irish angels rest their wings beside your nursery door.” — Susi Hawke

27. “May your home always be too small to hold all your friends.”

28. “That the ten toes of your feet might always steer you clear of misfortune.”

29. “May your neighbors respect you, troubles neglect you, the angels protect you, and heaven accept you.”

Cliff of Moher at Sunset, County Clare / Irish Blessings

30. “May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, may good luck pursue you each morning and night.”

31. “May God bless and keep in good health your enemies’ enemies.”

32. “These things, I warmly wish for you: Someone to love, some work to do. A bit of o’ sun, a bit o’ cheer. And a guardian angel always near.”

33. “Here’s health and prosperity,
To you and all your posterity,
And them that doesn’t drink with sincerity,
That they be damned for all eternity.”

34. “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live.”

35. “May the luck of the Irish lead to happiest heights and the highway you travel be lined with green lights.”

36. “If God sends you down a stony path,
May He give you strong shoes.”

37. “St. Patrick was a gentleman who through strategy and stealth drove all the snakes from Ireland. Here’s toasting to his health. But not too many toasting lest you lose yourself and then forget the good St. Patrick and see all those snakes again.”

38. “When I count my blessings, I count you twice. May God bless you.”

39. “May the friendships you make,
Be those which endure,
And all of your grey clouds
Be small ones for sure.
And trusting in Him
To Whom we all pray,
May a song fill your heart,
Every step of the way.”

40. “May all your troubles be little ones and all your little ones be trouble free.”

41. “Health and long life to you.”

42. “May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid you wherever you go.”

43. “May your thoughts be as glad as the shamrocks,
May your heart be as light as a song,
May each day bring you bright, happy hours,
That stay with you all the year long.”

44. “May the most you wish for be the least you get.”

45. “May the Good Lord take a liking to you, but not too soon!”

46. “May brooks and trees and singing hills join in the chorus, too. And every gentle wind that blows send happiness to you.”

47. “May God grant you always:
A sunbeam to warm you,
A moonbeam to charm you,
A sheltering angel, so nothing can harm you.”

48. “May the Irish hills caress you. May her lakes and rivers bless you.
May the luck of the Irish enfold you. May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you.”

49. “May the embers from the open hearth warm your hands,
May the sun’s rays from the Irish sky warm your face,
May the children’s bright smiles warm your heart,
May the everlasting love I give you warm your soul.”

50. “May peace and plenty be the first to lift the latch to your door and happiness be your guest today and evermore.”

51. “May God give you:
For every storm, a rainbow,
For every tear, a smile,
And or every care, a promise,
And a blessing in each trial.
For every problem life sends,
A faithful friend to share,
For every sigh, a sweet song,
And an answer for each prayer.”

52. “May the raindrops fall lightly on your brow.
May the soft winds freshen your spirit.
May the sunshine brighten your heart
May the burdens of the day rest lightly upon you.
And may God enfold you in the mantle of His love.”

53. “Here’s to you and yours
And to mine and ours.
And if mine and ours
Ever come across to you and yours,
I hope you and yours will do
As much for mine and ours
As mine and ours have done
For you and yours!

Harbor Town of Cobh, County of Cork, Ireland / Irish Blessings

54. “May your troubles be less and your blessings be more, and nothing but happiness come through your door.”

55. “Let your heart be glad for the harvest done and may your winter be warm the whole season long.”

56. “When we drink, we get drunk.
When we get drunk, we fall asleep.
When we fall asleep, we commit no sin.
When we commit no sin, we go to heaven.
So, let’s all get drunk, and go to heaven!”

57. “When you make a wee wish on a green four-leafed clover, may your belly stay full and your cup runneth over.” — Richelle E. Goodrich

58. “Health and a long life to you. Land without rent to you. A child every year to you. And if you can’t go to heaven, may you at least die in Ireland.”

Cliffs of Moher at Sunset, Ireland / Irish Blessings

59. “Happiness being a dessert so sweet, may life give you more than you can ever eat.”

60. “May you always have work for your hands to do.
May your pockets hold always a coin or two.
May the sun shine bright on your windowpane.
May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain.
May the hand of a friend always be near you.
And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.”

61. “May your troubles be as few and as far apart as my Grandmother’s teeth.”

62. “May you have the health to wear it.”

63. “May the luck of the Irish possess you.
May the devil fly off with your worries.
May God bless you forever and ever.”

64. “May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.”

65. “May you live long, die happy, and rate a mansion in heaven.”

66. “May the grace of God’s protection and His great love abide within your home, within the hearts of all who dwell inside.”

67. “May you always have walls for the winds,
A roof for the rain, tea beside the fire,
Laughter to cheer you, those you love near you,
And all your heart might desire.”

68. “May luck be your friend in whatever you do. And may trouble always be a stranger to you.”

69. “Lucky stars above you,
Sunshine on your way,
Many friends to love you,
Joy in work and play.
Laughter to outweigh each care,
In your heart a song,
And gladness waiting everywhere
All your whole life long.”

70. “May you get all your wishes but one so you always have something to strive for.”

71. “When the roaring flames of your love have burned down to embers, may you find that you’ve married your best friend.”

72. “Here’s to a long life and a merry one.
A quick death and an easy one.
A pretty girl and an honest one.
A cold beer and another one!”

73. “May the blessings of light be upon you. Light without and light within. And in all your comings and goings, may you ever have a kindly greeting from them you meet along the road.”

74. “May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been. The foresight to know where you’re going and the insight to know when you’re going too far.”

75. “May your bed be made in heaven.”

76. “May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and a smooth road all the way to your door.”

77. “May the leprechauns be near you to spread luck along your way. And may all the Irish angels, smile upon you St. Patrick’s Day.”

78. “May you have:
A world of wishes at your command.
God and his angels close to hand.
Friends and family their love impart,
And Irish blessings in your heart.”

79. “Wishing you a pot o’ gold, and all the joy your heart can hold.”

80. “May you have:
No frost on your spuds,
No worms on your cabbage.
May your goat give plenty of milk.
And if you inherit a donkey,
May she be in foal.”

81. “Bless you and yours, as well as the cottage you live in. May the roof overhead be well thatched, and those inside be well matched.”

82. “May your glass be ever full.
May the roof over your head be always strong.
And may you be in heaven half an hour
Before the devil knows you’re dead.”

83. “More power to your elbow.”

84. “May the blessings of each day, be the blessings you need most.”

85. “May you always find three welcomes in life
In a garden during summer,
At a hearth during winter,
And in the hearts of friends throughout all your years.”

86. “May your heart be warm and happy
With the lilt of Irish laughter
Every day in every way
And forever and ever after.”

87. “May the Lord keep you in His hand and never close His fist too tight.”

88. “May God be with you and bless you.
May you see your children’s children.
May you be poor in misfortune, rich in blessings.
May you know nothing but happiness.
From this day forward.”

89. “May God put luck upon you.”

90. “May their soul be on God’s right hand.”

91. “Like the goodness of the five loaves and two fishes,
Which God divided among the five thousand men,
May the blessing of the King who so divided
Be upon our share of this common meal.”

92. “Here’s to a fellow who smiles when life runs along like a song.
And here’s to the lad who can smile when everything goes dead wrong.”

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Let us know what is one of your favorite Irish blessings or wishes and we will add it to the list. Hope to hear from you! Take care!

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