May you have - Walls for the wind And a roof for the rain, And drinks bedside the fire Laughter to cheer you And those you love near you, And all that your heart may desire. Happy St. Patties day to all of my family, friends, and those of ya I dont really care much about. Yes I am a day early, but as a honest, tried and true irishman, I will be having family, and friends over to my place tomorrow and will not have time to send this greetings to you then. May you all be happy, and safe on this day, may the next day find you all in good health and still part of the community we call BoltTalk. Enjoy the fruits of the barley, and courtin pretty girls in the marnin bright an early! But above all, be safe, there are people here and in your life that care about you and want to see you well. May Christ and His saints stand Between you and harm. Mary and her Son. St. Patrick with his staff. Martin with his mantle. Bridget with her veil. Michael with his shield. And God over all with His strong right hand. And what St. Patties Day would be complete without a lil'Irish cheer IRISH COFFEE 1 shot Irish Whiskey 1 tbsp Sugar 6 oz. Coffee Whipped Cream for garnish Pre-warm a stemmed glass. Add the whiskey. Add the sugar and stir in the coffee. Float the whipped cream on top. Drink the coffee through the cream. Do not stir after adding the cream. The Toasts of Ireland May you be poor in misfortune Rich in blessings Slow to make enemies Quick to make friends But rich or poor,quick or slow, May you know nothing but happiness From this day forward May the face of every good news and the back of every bad news be toward us. Like the goodness of the five loaves and two fishes,Which God divided among the five thousand men,May the blessing of the king ywho so divided be upon our share of this common meal. May the road rise to meet you may the wind be always at your back the sun shine warm upon your face the rain fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again may God hold you in the hollow of his hand. May the roof above us never fall in, and may we friends gathered below never fall out. May the strength of three be in your journey. May peace and plenty be the first to lift the latch on your door and happiness be guided to your home by the candle of Christmas. In the New Year may your right hand always be strong St. Patrick was a gentleman who through strategy and stealth drove all the snakes from Ireland heres a toasting to his health. But not too many toastings lest you loose yourself and then forget the good St. Patrick and see all those snakes again. May there be a fox on your fishing hook and a hare on your bait and may you kill no fish until St. Brigids Day. The health of the salmon and of the trout that swim back and forward near the bulls mouth Dont ask for saucepan jug or mug down the hatch drink it up. Heres to you and yours and to mine and ours and if mine and ours ever come across you and yours I hope you and yours will do as much for mine and ours as mine and ours have done for you and yours. May you have warm words on a cold evening a full moon on a dark night and the road downhill all the way to your door. May there be a generation of children on the children of your children. Heres that we may always have a clean shirt a clean conscience and a guinea in our pocket. Heres a health to your enemies enemies. Heres health and prosperity to you and all your posterity and them that doesn't drink with sincerity that they may be damned for all eternity. Rye bread will do you good Barley bread will do you no harm,wheaten bread will sweeten your blood,oaten bread will strengthen your arm. May you live to be a hundred years with one extra year to repent. May I see you grey and combing your childrens hair. Health and long life to you,the woman of your choice to you,a child every year to you,land without rent to you and may you die in Ireland. The health of the salmon to you a long life,a full heart and a wet mouth. May the grass grow long on the road to hell for want of use. May the lord keep you in his hand and never close his fist too tight on you.