May peace and plenty be the first to lift the latch on your door, is how one of Ireland's favorite Christmas blessings starts off.
The Irish are renowned for a way with words. The lyrical verses of our Irish ancestors are beautiful especially at Christmas time
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Peace and Plenty Blessing From Ireland
Here's an old Irish Christmas blessing printable you may wish to save or print, to share with family and friends this holiday season.
Here's how it goes...
“May peace and plenty be the first
To lift the latch on your door,
And happiness be guided to your home,
By the candle of Christmas.”
Such lovely sentiments for Christmas.
Irish Christmas Blessing Printables
This printable features a Celtic designed border and a candle with a lovely green Celtic heart design ...
This image above is sized for perfect pinning on Pinterest.
If you are in the United States or Canada and would like to print this blessing simply click here and you'll find a PDF file which is sized for printing on US letterhead.
And if you are in Ireland or the UK or anywhere that prints on A4 size paper, then simply click here and you'll find a PDF file which is sized for printing on A4 paper.
If you would like a greeting card size image (14.8 cm x 10.5 cm), here is the file.
And if you would prefer a portrait style card (5 inch x 7 inch), here is the file.
And if you share this beautiful Irish Christmas Blessing with family and friends on Facebook here's the image sized for Facebook sharing…
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If you're interested in more Irish Christmas blessings then you will find my complete list here ....
Here are some other Irish blessings you might enjoy exploring.
Saint Brigid's Blessing For The Home Framed Printable
May the Blessings Of Christmas Be With You
Irish Sayings And Blessings For Troubled Times
Inspirational Irish Words And Sayings
Thanks for following my recipes and ramblings.
Slán agus beannacht,
(Goodbye and blessings)
Mairéad -Irish American Mom
Pronunciation - slawn ah-gus ban-ock-th
Mairéad - rhymes with parade
Learn more about how to celebrate Christmas Irish style here .....
Irish Style Christmas or Plum Pudding
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Thank you so much. Such a beautiful blessing.
Irish American Mom
You're welcome, Kathleen. I'm so glad you like this old Irish blessing.
All the best,