Web Results

Wake (ceremony)

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wake_(ceremony)

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

rip.ie/article.php?AID=32

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

www.funeralwise.com/customs/irishwake/

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

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

www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/Ancient-Irish-funeral-and-wake-customs-recalled-this-Halloween-season.html

Irish wakes and funerals are well known for being large affairs full of emotion, reminiscing, prayer, and song. But this is nothing new. As far back as the 12th ...

How to Have an Irish Wake | The Definitive Funeral Planning and ...

mysendoff.com/2013/03/how-to-have-an-irish-wake/

Here are some of the traditions followed to hold an Irish Wake. ... to add a little partying into their funeral life celebrations with their traditional Irish Wakes.

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

www.dailyedge.ie/traditional-irish-funeral-873299-Apr2013/

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 ...

Irish Wake Memorial Service - Creative Funeral Ideas

www.creative-funeral-ideas.com/irish-wake-memorial-service.html

A traditional Irish wake memorial service is very similar to a home funeral and involves the family members preparing the body for burial and hosting a viewing in ...

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

www.independent.ie/opinion/columnists/mary-kenny/the-rest-of-the-world-can-learn-from-irish-funeral-traditions-30703084.html

Nov 2, 2014 ... I encountered a young Irishwoman not long ago, who talked to me about having spent some time working in Germany. It was very rewarding ...

Irish Funerals | Irish Wakes | Ceremonies | Cremation Services ...

blog.cremationsolutions.com/we-can-all-learn-something-from-irish-funerals/2013/03/

Mar 16, 2013 ... There is something to be said for an Irish funeral, which is often referred to as a wake. More commonly a celebration, as opposed to a time of ...

Wakes & Vigils- Funeral Traditions: The Funeral Source

thefuneralsource.org/trad15.html

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

More Info

Traditional Irish Funerals - Irish Burial Traditions of Ireland

www.yourirish.com

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 ...

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

blog.funeralone.com

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 ...

An "Irish Wake" - RootsWeb - Ancestry.com

www.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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.