Irish Slang - General Slang Slang Terms, Expressions, & Irish Spoken Language - Irish Phrases
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.