Happy Birthday, or as Irish people say, lá breithe shona duit! Wish your Irish friends or family member happy returns of the day in their native language with our free printable Irish birthday card and stickers.

Irish Gaelic has different ways of wishing people good luck and long life on their special day. Take a look at these Irish birthday blessings and practice saying them:

  • “Go mbeire muid beo ar an am seo aris!”, “May we be alive at this time next year.”
  • “Fad saol agat, gob fliuch, agus bás in Éirinn”, “May you have a long life, a wet mouth and may you be buried in Ireland.”
  • “Sláinte an bhradáin agat” which means May you have the health of the salmon.

Great! Now that you know these awesome sayings, download our free printables. These Irish language greeting card and stickers are a great way to wish a close friend that has an Irish heritage or simply want some Irish love on special occasions.

Lá Breithe Shona Duit Card

Happy birthday in Irish card that says "dean mian", "la breither shona duit" in green colors. - Skip to my lou
Such a colorful birthday card!

Happy Birthday in Irish Stickers

Happy birthday in Irish stickers with icons of muffins, cakes, candle, and balloons. Text reads "dean mian" and "la breithe shona duit". - Skip to my lou
Use these stickers to decorate!

Download Happy Birthday in Irish PDF set


Here’s the Irish version of the happy birthday song:

Breithlá shona duit,

lá breithe sona duit

lá breithe sona, daor (name)

lá breithe sona duit.

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