Irish Slang Phrases
Used when someone points out something blatantly obvious
Chugger is a combination of the words charity and mugger. A charity mugger is a generally a student or young adult (paid) volunteer who aggressively asks you to fill in a questionnaire for their particular cause be it Concern, Greenpeace, Baby Seal Clubbers. Generally chuggers don't take no for an answer so it is better to never make eye contact with them and tell them to feck off if they even open their mouths. In the movie Airplane you can see an example of how to deal with chuggers effectively.
Sponging, almost begging - e.g. "He's mooching again for money"
Wax in the ear
Quern - really, extremely, very
When you get a price for something and it comes as somewhat of a shock to the system.
insult from the farney county describing someone who is incompent