A wake is a social gathering associated with death, usually held before a funeral.
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The Irish Wake is perhaps one of the best known funeral traditions associated
with Ireland. The Wake, the glorious send-off of departed loved ones, is a ...
Guide to Irish Wake funeral customs, including keening and merrymaking as part
Jan 20, 2016 ... Merrymaking was a common part of the traditional Irish wake and a major ...
Read more: Ancient Irish funeral and wake customs recalled this ...
The traditional Irish Wake was commonplace around Ireland up until about the ...
This wasn't a time for tears to say the least, it was more of a party than a funeral.
More families too are beginning to wake their dead in private. Maybe in time the
traditional public funeral which is seen as an expression of sympathy for the ...
Apr 17, 2013 ... If there's a wake in the house you might “go up”, get a cup of tea in your ... Often
the most memorable part of an Irish funeral – and the most ...
An Irish wake is basically a party after the death of a family member or friend.
Usually used by ... "My family isn't big on funerals, we mainly have Irish wakes.".
Mar 26, 2016 ... It's an odd tradition, but there really is no wake like an Irish wake. ... people
involved in that Kerry Wake video in studio last night · Watch: Here's ...
wakes are interrupted for the night. The traditional “Irish wake”, characterized by
drinking and boisterousness, has all but disappeared. The term wake is also ...