Irish Slang Phrases
Porridge or oatmeal
going to bed
Mad yoke
A typically Northern Irish expression also spoken as "face as long as a Lurgan spade" meaning to look miserable or long faced. One theory about the origin of this expression is that a “Lurgan spade” was an under-paid workman digging what is now the Lurgan Park lake. Another theory is that it is a translation from the Irish language lorga spád meaning the shaft/shin of a spade. Upon observation you would say...
A woman who is sexually active
A thingy-me-jig
Copulation, Sexual Intercourse
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