In honor of St. Patrick's Day, here are some of our favorite ways to honor your Irish heritage in your wedding day.
The claddagh ring is one of the most well-known Irish wedding traditions. Typically passed down from mother to daughter or grandmother to granddaughter, the ring represents love, friendship, and loyalty. Single ladies wear the ring on their right hand with the point of the heart facing the fingertip. When in a relationship, the ring is flipped around so that the point faces the wrist, symbolizing that her heart has been captured. And when the woman becomes engaged, the ring is moved over to her left hand, with the point of the heart facing the fingertips. The ring is flipped around at the wedding. You can also incorporate the claddagh in your invitations:
Choose Your Date Wisely
In ancient times, Irish couples were cautioned against marrying between May and August - the busiest time in Irish life. As the saying goes,
"Marry when the year is