The Irish wake must not die

The Irish wake must not die Author Kevin Toolis Photo : Keith Heneghan
Ireland’s wake culture is necessary for establishing a healthy relationship with death, hears Jason Osborne The pandemic brought the Catholic tradition of memento mori (‘Remember your death’) back to the forefront of the public’s mind, a virus which proved deadly for many intruding upon the removed safety of our daily lives. Key to combatting the…
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