• irish wake

Enter the ‘crazy’ Irish drinking funeral! (videos)

Say farewell with a ‘pint’ in hand…

Saying the last farewell to a loved one is always a very heavy and sobering occasion for everyone. In some cultures, however, even a funeral can lend itself to some dancing, singing and even getting drunk. How would like to go inside the emotional drink-fueled world of an Irish ‘wake’? Yes, some Irish pay their respect to the deceased by singing and drinking. We knew that they were renowned as ‘strong drinkers’, but this gives new meaning to that perception…



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