Irish Slang Phrases

Way of saying someone put on weight/ saying something swelled up


"ever since she went off the fags she's blew up like a barrel!"
Not good
Off your head
Oats, also known at certain times of the year as The Red October or Browne November.
Used to describe or insult someone
Wax in the ear

Irish Scenary

Green Road Trail - Greencastle, County Tyrone - Save Our Sperrins

Gortin Village from the air

Loughmacrory - County Tyrone

Greencastle - County Tyrone - Save Our Sperrins

St Mary's Chapel - Knockmoyle - Omagh

St Mary's Chapel - Knockmoyle - Omagh


Sunset Drone Flight Over The Gortin Lakes, Omagh, County Tyrone

Snowy Sunset Drone flight near Omagh, County Tyrone

Irish Slang Press


BBC Radio Foyle

Neds Guide To Irish Slang

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Irish Slang Creator Speaking At University Graduation

Local Celebrities

Colin Murphy

Jake O'Kane

Keith Law

Keith Farnan


Comical Videos (Not Real)

The following videos have been made for a bit of fun and are not the actual voice of the person speaking.

Bob Geldof

Gerry Adams

Ian Paisley

Martin McGuinness

Liam Neeson
Describing a group of people who are seen regulary at a regular event or place
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