Five old Irish wedding traditions you may not know about - WorldIrish
Wedding traditions - who wants to throw an old shoe over my head as a I leave the ceremony? :)
handfasting. This is an Irish tradition that would be a neat way to incorporate J's Irish heritage. I'd just have to find something Italian to even things out ;)
10 Irish Wedding Traditions for Your Big Day - Bell-Ringing
Ways to incorporate Irish traditions into a wedding
Irish Wedding Traditions - Pink with Envy Event Planning Services
A sweet alternative to a guest book. What a great wedding idea!
From Ireland, With Love: Celtic Wedding Traditions Slideshow
Bells were thought to ward off evil spirits and were also used if the married couple had an argument. One of the newlyweds would ring the bell as a way to end the fight and make a truce, reminding them of their wedding vows.
Wedding Certificates, Quaker and Others
Irish Wedding Tradition - English lavender, an ancient symbol of love, loyalty, devotion and even luck is often mixed with the bride’s wedding flowers to help insure a happy and long-lasting union