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Friday Morning Blessings: Irish Blessings to Celebrate the Day

The upcoming weekend is in sight on Friday morning! 

You can welcome the weekend on a high note with an optimistic start to your day.

Pick one of these good morning blessings from Ireland to get your Friday off to a flying start! 

Irish blessings are words of kindness, support and sometimes humour. They are rooted in Irish tradition and culture.  

Friends, family, and co-workers share blessings to mark different events or to simply uplift an ordinary day.

Could you do with some uplifting, inspirational or even motivating words this Friday morning? Perhaps someone you know might also benefit from hearing a blessing or two. 

Good morning blessings help me to stay balanced and focused throughout the day. Selecting one is part of my morning ritual. 

Could this little routine also help you? It’s worth a try!

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Friday Blessings

Autumn walkway in County Cork
A breath of fresh air from Ireland! (Photo: Voyagerix via Shutterstock, text added via

It is Friday! 

You may feel excited, or tired or even relieved. The week is almost over and the weekend awaits. 

Whatever your plans are, take some time to find an Irish blessing to suit your mood

Here are some good ones to get you started!

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

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

May your joys be as bright as the morning
And your sorrows merely be shadows
That fade in the sunlight of love.

Good Morning Friday Blessings

The colors of County Antrim near the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.
The colors of County Antrim near the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. (Photo: MNStudio via Shutterstock, text added via

It’s time to embrace the day and finish off the weekly grind.

For many, Friday morning is like the last lap of a marathon. Hang in there, because the reward at the end will be worth it. 

Starting the day on a good note, can set you up for the day (and the coming weekend!). 

Take a minute or two to dwell on these Irish morning blessings. 

They will help get you in the right mindset to start your Friday morning.

May luck be your friend in whatever you do
And may trouble always be a stranger to you.

May you always have walls for the winds,
a roof for the rain, tea beside the fire,
laughter to cheer you, those you love near you,
and all your heart might desire.

Positive Good Morning Friday Blessings

A quiet scene along the River Boyne.
A quiet scene along the River Boyne. (Photo: Adrian Lewandows via Shutterstock, text added via

Happy Friday Morning!

Starting the morning in a cheerful way can shape your entire day.

Whenever you feel a little off track you can reflect on your chosen positive Friday blessings. 

You can use them to find some peace and balance in a hectic world.

These Irish Blessings will bring out your sunny side regardless of what kind of weather is outside the window.

Let those Friday morning happy vibes shine!

May the joy of a merry heart
And all the happiness of shamrocks
Be with you throughout the year.

May God fill your heart with joy so that you may share it.

May you find the shining footsteps of happiness
And follow them all your life.

Inspirational Good Morning Friday Blessings

A windy day at the cliffs near Kilkee, County Clare.
A windy day at the cliffs near Kilkee, County Clare. (Photo: mark gusev via Shutterstock, text added via

Everyday we face challenges. Today will be a Friday filled with the usual ups and downs of life.

The real challenge today and everyday is to stay focused on what is important and what really matters in your life. 

That is where inspirational blessings come in useful.

Inspiring words can give us the support, reassurance and motivation we need to edge closer to our goals. 

These inspiring Irish blessings and wishes may assist you get a little closer to your dreams.

May the power of the storm stand by you,
The uuntamed sea strengthen your back,
The endurance of the path give you strength
And the glory of the sky give you new hope.

May the road rise to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
The rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.

You’ve got to do your own growing,
No matter how tall your grandfather was.

(Find more funny and witty Irish blessings and sayings here!)

Blessed Friday Morning

A little forest lake in County Monaghan.
A little forest lake in County Monaghan. (Photo: Pavel_Voituk via Shutterstock, text added via

After a long week, Friday morning certainly can feel a bit like a blessing!

Let your blessed day get off to the right with a short meditation. 

Perhaps one of these blessings from Ireland can inspire you on this Friday morning. 

May the luck of the Irish possess you.
May the devil fly off with your worries.
May God bless you forever and ever.

May God put signs on the road of your life
So that you know where you are going.

May the love and protection
Saint Patrick can give
Be yours in abundance
As long as you live.

Happy Friday Blessings to Share

Yellow Gorse Flowers brightening up the cliff walk in Howth, County Dublin.
Yellow Gorse Flowers brightening up the cliff walk in Howth, County Dublin. (Photo: Nazzu via Shutterstock, text added via

Why not get the weekend off to an early start and share a blessing of Irish goodwill with some of your loved ones?

A little helping of positivity can cheer up someone’s entire day!

For those of you who have friends or family who value Irish culture or heritage, these blessings will be appreciated! 

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Hope you have a beautiful Friday (and a great start to your weekend!)