Friday, March 14, 2014

the Emerald Isle and Irish Blessings

Dun Dealgan, Ireland

"There are only two kinds of people 
in the world -
the Irish
and those who wish they were!"

courtesy Dover publications
see right for website link

courtesy Dover publications

Adare Manor, county Limerick, Ireland

If you're lucky enough to be Irish,
then you're lucky enough!

Cathair Dhuin Iascaigh Fortress of Dun Abounding in Fish, Ireland
12th century

Celtic knot maze

above Coumeenoole Bay, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland
photo cred: Gareth McCormack

"Age is honorable
Youth is noble."

- Irish proverb


Dysert O'Dea Castle, County Clare, Ireland

"We have always found the Irish
a bit odd.
They refuse to be English!"

- Winston Churchill

vintage song sheet cover graphics
courtesy Indiana Music Libraries, website link to the right
c. 1869


Celtic knot, courtesy Dover books

"May you have warm words -
on a cold evening,
a full moon -
on a dark night,
and  a road downhill -
all the way to your door."

- Irish blessing


beaded amulet purse pattern
source unknown

Colleen Moore, USA movie actress
Motion Picture magazine cover art

"If one could only teach 
the English how to talk,
the Irish how to listen,
society here would be quite civilized."

- Oscar Wilde


vintage song sheet cover graphics
courtesy Indiana music libraries, website link to the right

courtesy Dover publications, web link to the right

"Let me glance at dear old Ireland again"
Collage Paper Painting by inkspired
using all recycled junk mail

courtesy Indiana music libraries, website link to the right

The flag of Ireland
use this pattern for a safety pin flag pin
a bead pattern!

Ireland, July 13, 2010

A world of wishes at your command,
God and His angels close at hand,
Friends and family, their love impart,
And Irish blessings in your heart!

- Irish blessing

vintage clip

'til next time -
and on pinterest:  K.Kloberdans

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