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Title:
The traditional Irish wedding
Author:
Haggerty, Bridget.
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Publication Information:
Minneapolis, MN : Irish Books and Media, Inc., [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
224 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780937702185
Format :
Book

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Summary

Written by an Irish mother who put on a traditional Irish wedding for her American daughter, this book explores the rich history and lore surrounding the exchange of vows beginning with the practices of ancient Gaelic tribes. Dress, Claddagh rings, gifts, food, music, prayers, toasts, and readings are adapted for contemporary ceremonies, with extensive resources provided.