Irish Wakes

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Over the years traditional Irish Wakes have changed and vary from area to area.  Whilst there are many changes in terms of the traditions observed the traditional Catholic wake is still carried out.  Irish wakes are occasions that mix gaiety and sadness. The custom is a celebration of the life that had passed, but the tone of the wake depended largely on the circumstances of the death. [Read more…]