Wishing Stone Ritual on New Year’s Eve

A New Years Ritual started by a mother and son in ireland. thought I would share here. Enjoy!

SOCIAL BRIDGE ~ Jean Tubridy connecting with you from Ireland

New Year’s Eve is looming so the casting of wishing stones is very much on my mind. Many of you will have read about this ritual that son, Harry, and I started a good few years ago now out at Newtown Cove here in Tramore.

We wanted to say goodbye to the old year but let the sea, which is so precious to us, know of our wishes for the coming year. It was a magical occasion, picking our stones by torchlight; they had to be stones that were the right shape, colour/s and texture for us; and than throwing them with all our might into the waves. We didn’t share our wishes ~ these were between us and the ocean.

cropped-s21 Newtown Cove, Tramore, Co. Waterford

Over the years, it’s become part of our New Year’s Eve and we like to share it with people who would like us to cast a wishing…

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