This bone china Irish mug with its very special Irish Blessing encircled by Celtic knotwork and a garden of delicate green shamrocks will make a wonderful gift for a friend or loved one. The Irish blessing written on the mug is an ancient Celtic prayer for your loved one's journey through life - wishing them an easy and prosperous path in life
"May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields."
Drinking a freshly brewed tea or coffee from this special bone china Irish mug has to be the most perfect way to start the day - it will give you or your loved one a good feeling before you leave home. The design on the mug conjures up the image of a green Irish garden and the shamrocks add that magic touch. In the Celtic mythology of ancient Ireland the Shamrock or 3 Leaf Clover was associated with magical powers. Later St Patrick used the Shamrock to teach the Celtic people about God.
Today the Shamrock is widely associated with Ireland and is worn with pride on St. Patricks day celebrated worldwide. Other symbols and sayings of Ireland from its ancient Celtic past include the Harp, the Shamrock, the Claddagh Ring, the High Cross, 'Cead Mile Failte', 'Slainte' and 'God Bless Our Home.