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Wake (ceremony)

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A wake is a social gathering associated with death, usually held before a funeral. Traditionally ... A first hand account of a modern Irish Wake; Wikisource-logo.svg Ripley, George; Dana, Charles A....

The Irish Wake - RIP.ie

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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 ...

Irish Wake Funeral Customs - Funeralwise.com

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Guide to Irish Wake funeral customs, including keening and merrymaking as part of mourning.

An "Irish Wake" - RootsWeb - Ancestry.com

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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.

Odd games, lewd songs and stories all part of the Irish wake ...

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Oct 13, 2012 ... In his book 'Irish Wake Amusements', folklore author and archivist Sean O ... In Co Donegal, where the wake tradition still thrives, a funeral ...

Irish Customs - Celtic Spirit

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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 ...

How do you know if you're at an Irish funeral? · The Daily Edge

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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 ...

The Funeral Source.com: Vigils & Wakes

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A Wake is the custom of keeping a vigil or watch over a body from death until burial. ... traditional “Irish wake”, characterized by drinking and boisterousness,

Wakes & Vigils- Funeral Traditions: The Funeral Source

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wakes are interrupted for the night. The traditional “Irish wake”, characterized by drinking and boisterousness, has all but disappeared. The term wake is also ...

The rest of the world can learn from Irish funeral traditions ...

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Nov 2, 2014 ... When she returned to Ireland for the funeral, she felt so grateful for the Irish attitude to death - so graceful, so natural, so open. And this isn't a ...

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funeralOne Blog » Blog Archive What Irish Funerals Can Teach Us ...

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Mar 17, 2014 ... The most well-known is the Irish Wake. It used to be the custom in Celtic countries for mourners to keep watch or vigil over their dead until they ...

Traditional Irish Funerals - Irish Burial Traditions of Ireland

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Read more about Traditional Irish Funerals. ... There are many ideas on the origin of the Irish wake for example one such myth is that it originated as a result of ...

Ancient Irish funeral and wake customs recalled this Halloween ...

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The Royal Irish Academy provides a detailed account of Irish funeral rituals from the 12th century. Photo by: YouTube. Irish wakes and funerals are well known ...