Irish Slang Phrases

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A lucky person
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In Belfast, if you enter a fast food takeaway and ask for a fish supper, the server may well ask "what's ur cawn" in a broad Belfast accent.  To which you might reply "fanta".  Over the years it has become commonplace to use this phrase as a greeting. So, instead of "what about ye?", you may say "what's ur cawn?".
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Not on your life; never going to happen
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Lookin The Shift Off A Dirty Girl
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People gathering around to see something
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To describe an action or a feeling
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Things are going well.

 

Eg Hows she cuttin? Full of the blade!

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A right idiot
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Applied to a woman to indicate she is no longer young
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