Totally Irish Gifts's Blog – September 2016 Archive (1)

'Tying the Knot', The Ancient Celtic Custom of Handfasting

I was at a wedding in Co Cork recently, it was truly a lovely ceremony and was made extra special with this ancient Celtic custom of handfasting. I had heard of handfasting before, but this was the first wedding ceremony I was at that this custom was actually performed and I was intrigued to learn that the phrase 'tying the knot' came from…

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Added by Totally Irish Gifts on September 4, 2016 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

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