Verse 71

God called your name so softly, That only you could hear, And no one heard the footsteps, Of Angels drawing near. The golden gates stood open, God saw you needed rest, His garden must be beautiful, He only takes the best.

Rituals around Irish deaths

How the rituals around Irish deaths, wakes and funerals have changed. Analysis: funeral rituals have changed over the years, but they still reflect the deep respect for death that is innate in Irish society The way the Irish do funerals is known and often admired the world over. The rituals surrounding it allow for a…