Irish Slang Phrases
the most famous saying ever to come out of northern ireland
A youth
Annoying or irritating person
She Was Drinkin Like A Fish
popular in the so-called "Triangle" area (that's Ballymoney, Coleraine, Portrush). used instead of "mate" e.g. "'bout ye sham" meaning "how are you mate?" Often claimed as an Ulster-Scots term. Ulster Scots is a "language" that has been spoken in Ireland for almost 10 whole years now.
Used after the expression "I might as well"
Usually emitted from townies. A refusal to do something. Usually delivered in a strong town or Ennis accent, with lots of swagger and attitude. Beloved of town skangers.
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