Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2017- 13 Toasts and Quotes

Céad mile fáilte! A hundred thousand welcomes!

 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! One of the bigger drinking days of the year. A day when everyone becomes Irish just for the day. And anyone who’s anyone knows that the Irish are great talkers, blessed with the gift of gab. In honor of this, we at Over Drinks share with you 13 – that’s right! a full baker’s dozen – toasts and quotes to wax poetic with your guests.

 

Feel free to share these as you like.

 

And remember to serve and drink responsibly.

 

May your laugh, your love and your wine be plenty, thus your happiness will be nothing less.

Who says you can only have beer or whiskey on St. Patrick’s Day? Wine is perfectly acceptable.

 

Merry met, and merry part. I drink to thee with all my heart.

For your pals, old and new. Celebrate them with this short and sweet toast.

 

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication.

Lord Byron might have been on to something. Just make sure to intoxicate responsibly.

 

Give an Irishman lager for a month, and he's a dead man. An Irishman is lined with copper, and beer corrodes it. But whiskey polishes the copper and is the saving of him.

Shine yer insides.

 

May the leprechauns be near you, To spread luck along your way, And may all the Irish angels, Smile upon you St. Patrick's Day.

Ah, a most Irish sounding phrase.

 

Happy St. Patrick's Day

And a little Irish language to go along with it all. Here’s how to say it – ban-uck-tee nah fail-ya paud-rig.

 

Best while you have it use your breath. There is no drinking after death.

An ode to the drinking of the drink.

 

For each petal on the shamrock this brings a wish your way -- Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day.

Another very Irish sounding bit.

 

May the best day of your past be the worst day of your future.

Blue skies and green fields.

 

May the Irish hills caress you. May her lakes and rivers bless you. May the luck of the Irish enfold you. May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you.

All of Ireland wants the best for you.

 

May the joys of today be those of tomorrow. The goblets of life hold no dregs of sorrow.

Luckily, dregs are rare these days.

 

May the winds of fortune sail you, may you sail a gentle sea. May it always be the other guy who says, "this drink's on me."

Where is that other guy? I think it’s his turn…

 

May you always have a cool head and a warm heart.

And when things get a little rough at the pub, a diffuser.

 

Have fun out there and be safe. We’re off to start the corned beef and soda bread!

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