Irish Wedding Superstitions. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the Irish believed that if the sun shone on the bride, it would bring good luck to the couple. Celtic Wedding traditions, Irish Wedding Make your wedding one of tradition and to begin a Celtic wedding ceremony the bride and groom would draw a circle.Celtic Woman, New Journey Live at Slane Castle, Ireland 2006
But the Cailleach, his mother, knew that if he married Brighid, who in reality was the Sovereignty of the Land, Angus would become king, and would no longer be ruled by his mother, who would be deposed. The Irish were big in family and many tradition include the family in all aspects of the wedding. The Month of Honey The word for honey is "meala" in Irish.
Gaelic IrelandRed ruadh is also her colour, the colour of the hearth fire. The lord made his client a grant of property i. Blue is considered a lucky color in Ireland, something borrowed from a good friend to symbolize friendship, a bridal handkerchief is usually something new fro good luck , something old is the connection to family, and the five pence so you will always be well off financially on your marriage. The horseshoe has always been associated with good luck because of the level of importance the Celts placed on their livestock, particularly their horses.
May we incorporate that love into practical things so that nothing can divide us. The roles of a fili included reciting traditional lore, eulogizing the king and satirizing injustices within the kingdom. For the briugu to fulfill these duties, he was allowed more land and privileges,  but this could be lost if he ever refused guests.