Ireland has many beautifully crafted blessings and sayings about friendship.

True friendships are a wonderful thing to have during the best times and especially the worst times. There is an old saying which says if you are friends with a person for more than seven years then you will be friends for life. Here are a list of some of the best Irish blessings and sayings on friendship.

The four leaves of a clover represent hope, faith, love and luck

The four leaves of a clover represent hope, faith, love and luck

A best friend is like a four leaf clover, Hard to find and lucky to have.

Friends enjoying sunshine and nature

Friends enjoying sunshine and nature

May your day be touched with a bit of Irish luck, Brightened by a song in your heart, And warmed by smiles from the people you love.

A beautiful rainbow over the horizon

A beautiful rainbow over the horizon

Wishing you a rainbow, For sunlight after showers, Miles and miles of Irish smiles, For golden happy hours, Shamrocks at your doorway, For luck and laughter too, And a host of friends that never ends, Each day your whole life through.

Sharing a drink among friends

Sharing a drink among friends

May love and laughter light your days, and warm your heart and home, May good and faithful friends be yours wherever you may roam.

New friends sharing a laugh

New friends sharing a laugh

There are good ships and there are wood ships, Ships that sail the sea, But the best ships are friendships, May they always be.

Lifelong friends enjoying each others company

Lifelong friends enjoying each others company

May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.

A couple enjoying the sea and sand

A couple enjoying the sea and sand

As you share your hearts with one another, May they always be loyal and true, And friendship be between you in all that you do.

What are your favorite Irish blessings and sayings?

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