SAINT PATRICK’S DAY TOASTS
Irish folk-lore is riddled with inspirational words, stories and songs about luck, love and happiness that have helped the people of the island through many of the most difficult times. Considering the Irish do love their pubs, beer and whiskey, it is only natural that these colorful phrases were developed into toasts.
- If you’re enough lucky to be Irish, you’re lucky enough! –Irish saying
- Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers. –Unknown
- 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!
-St. Patrick’s Day Toast
- It is better to spend money like there’s no tomorrow than to spend tonight like there’s no money! -Irish toast
- An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto one blade of grass to keep from falling off the earth. -Irish saying
- There are only two kinds of people in the world, The Irish and those who wish they were. -Irish saying
- Irish diplomacy is the ability to tell a man to go to hell so that he looks forward to making the trip. –Irish saying
- An Irishman has an abiding sense of tragedy which sustains him through temporary periods of joy. –Irish saying
- The Irish forgive their great men when they are safely buried. –Irish saying
- Anyone acquainted with Ireland knows that the morning of St. Patrick’s Day consists of the night of the seventeenth of March flavored strongly with the morning of the eighteenth. –Unknown
- May your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.
– Irish blessing
- Never iron a four-leaf clover, because you don’t want to press your luck. -Unknown