Irish death traditions, rituals & beliefs

The Irish have rich traditions, culture, and practices that span back to Celtic times. These traditions shape the way the Irish view life, death, and everything in between. Rich in superstition, the Irish have strong views about how to honor the dead and the bereaved family after a loss.

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