10 Irish wedding traditions

Ensure your wedding day in Tipperary, Kilkenny, Waterford, Carlow  has plenty of Irish charm by including some Irish wedding traditions that have been around for centuries.

Handfasting

This is where the phrase ‘tying the knot’ originated from. Handfasting is an ancient Celtic tradition where the couple come together at the beginning of their marriage and hold right hand to right hand then left hand to left hand with their wrists crossed over and the handfasting ribbon is wound around their wrists and over their hands.   More Traditions

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