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Krissy Bentley Journal #3 Celtic Weddings I am absolutely fascinated by Ireland; I think it’s among the most beautiful and mysterious countries in the entire world. I searched the internet looking for articles concerning Ireland and came across one that talked about traditional Celtic weddings. As I read, I was surprised to see that many of the ancient traditions are preserved today. The Celtic people are very suspicious, but very happy people. They believe that certain rituals before a wedding will either make or break the marriage entirely. One such belief concerns the veil; the bride herself cannot place in on her own head. A woman that is happily married and preferably older brings honor and luck to the bride by placing the veil for her. Another lucky event is waking up with the birds in the morning. And then, of course, there is the
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Unformatted text preview: lucky rainfall (which usually happens. It is a rare day when it does not rain in Ireland). Some of the traditions in the wedding itself are long-lived as well. One example of this is in the wedding dance. The bride should not take both of her feet off of the ground while dancing with the groom. This brings bad luck. Also interesting is that several sayings and songs that are played at a Celtic wedding are popular in other places, such as something borrowed something blue. This is the typical wedding toast: May your troubles be less, And your blessings be more, And nothing but happiness come through your door. Long live the Irish! Long live their cheer! Long live our friendship, year after year! It reminds me of something off of Lord of the Rings! I freaking LOVE the Celtics!!!!!...
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