20 Irish Blessing


It is a great thing when you get to give an toast, especially when it is a Irish wedding!  When preparing your toasts, remember that prayers, blessings, quotes, poems and proverbs can all be included in your toast to the newly married couple.  Feel free to use some of the ones we have complied in your toast.


  1. May God give you...

    For every storm, a rainbow,

    For every tear, a smile,

    For 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.

    Irish Prayer Wedding Wishes

  2. May the blessing of light be on you—

    light without and light within.

    May the blessed sunlight shine on you

    and warm your heart

    till it glows like a great peat fire.

    Old Celtic Blessing

  3. May God be with you and bless you.

    May you see your children's children.

    May you be poor in misfortunes

    and rich in blessings.

    May you know nothing but happiness

    from this day forward.

    Irish Marriage Blessing Marriage Wishes

  4. 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!

    Irish Blessing  Wedding Poems

  5. May your mornings bring joy and your evenings bring peace.

    May your troubles grow few as your blessings increase.

    May the saddest day of your future

    Be no worse than the happiest day of your past.

    May your hands be forever clasped in friendship

    And your hearts joined forever in love.

    Your lives are very special,

    God has touched you in many ways.

    May his blessings rest upon you

    And fill all your coming days.  Wedding Blessing

  6. May the road rise 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.
    May green be the grass you walk on,
    May blue be the skies above you,
    May pure be the joys that surround you,
    May true be the hearts that love you.
    And until we meet again,
    May God hold you in the palm of his hand. Irish Prayer  Irish Wedding Toasts

  7. 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.
    Irish Blessing Love Sayings

  8. May winds of adversity

    Never blow open your door.

    Scottish Retirement Wishes

  9. May the longtime sun shine on you

    All love surround you

    And the pure light within you

    Guide you on your way Graduation Wishes

  10. 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. Birthday Wishes

  11. May the road rise to meet you

    May the wind be always at your back

    May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall soft upon your fields

    And until we meet again my friend

    May God hold you in the hollow (palm) of his hand.  Retirement Sayings

  12. 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.

  13. 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. Retirement Poems

  14. May you always have enough happiness to keep you sweet,

    trials to keep you strong,

    success to make you eager,

    friends to give you comfort,

    wealth to meet your needs,

    enthusiasm to look for tomorrow,

    and a growing love

    to make each day better than the day before. Wedding Toasts

  15. May your heart be warm and happy

    With the lilt of Irish laughter

    Every day in every way

    And forever and ever after.

    Here’s to health and prosperity,

    To you and all your posterity.

    And them that doesn’t drink with sincerity,

    That they may be damned for all eternity!

  16. 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.

  17. May God bless you forever and ever

    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! Bridal Shower Poems

  18. May your memories bring joy,

    and your evenings bring peace.

    May your worries grow less,

    as your blessings increase. Marriage Poems

  19. May your neighbors respect you,

    Troubles neglect you,

    The angels protect you,

    and heaven accept you.

  20. For each petal on the shamrock

    This brings a wish your way

    Good health, good luck, and happiness

    For today and every day.



We hope you will find this information helpful when writing your Irish wishes toasts.  Please feel free to use one of these wishes or blessings as part of your toasts.  Good luck!/font>


For further information on how to write a toast check out Wedding Toasts.


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