This bone china mug with its beautiful Celtic interlacing and knot work depicts an Irish toast ‘Slainte,’ meaning ‘good health’ in the Irish language. The mug is designed in Galway, Ireland in the style of 9th century ancient Celtic manuscripts, which would have been painted by monks onto vellum or calf skin. Waking up to a morning tea or coffee from this fine bone china mug with its wishes for ‘good health’ is a lovely way to start the day and a great reminder that “our health is our wealth”. ‘Slainte’ is often heard in pubs in Ireland when glasses are clinked together in friendship or at family gatherings celebrating a birthday or wedding. The Irish ‘Slainte’ mug with its vibrant colors will make a wonderful gift for yourself or your loved one – bringing a touch of Ireland into the home where it is displayed. These mugs will brighten any kitchen table. Other well-known sayings and symbols of Ireland include: ‘God bless our home’, the Irish blessing ‘May the road rise with you’, ‘Failte’ which means welcome in Irish, the Harp, the Shamrock (associated with St. Patrick’s Day), the High Cross and the Claddagh Ring. Please see our range of products including mugs depicting these symbols of Ireland. Capacity 400ml/14fl oz.
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