Kiss me Im Irish

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The smallest thing outlives the human being.

May you live as long as you want, And never want as long as you live.

May the road rise up to meet you: You may recognize this popular blessing (in Irish Gaelic: Go n-éirí an bóthar leat) from Catholic weddings or cross-stitched pillows in Nan's house. One of the main characteristics of Celtic Christianity is the use of images of nature to show how God interacts with people. "May the road rise up to meet you/ May the wind be always at your back/ May the sun shine warm upon you face ..." uses everyday images to mean, may God remove obstacles in your journey through life.

S---- in a bucket: Behold the raunchiest Irish slang used in sports: the English curse word "s---" with an "e" tacked on the end. It's pretty self-explanatory. When the Republic of Ireland's footballer James McCarthy recently tackled the ball into his own net, giving Serbia its first goal of the game, spectators at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin were certainly mumbling this under their breath.

A trout in the pot is better than a salmon in the sea.

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There is no need like the lack of a friend.

The curse of the Irish is not that they don't know the words to a song -- it's that they know them all.

The wearer best knows where the shoe pinches.

From the County of Meath, the health of the hag. Not of her but her drink is the reason we brag.

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