> The Irish Dictionary
> A Cute Hoor : Somebody more intelligent than oneself. i.e. not a
> complete fool altogether.
> In some situations this may refer to a person's ability to weasel out
> of buying their round of drinks,
> particularly in Co Cork, as in "Ye Cute Cork Hoor".
> A Fierce Pile of Bog : A sizable quantity of bog.
> A Paka Ha Tayho : A bag of crisps.
> A Scalping with an Ash Plant : The direct translation of this has been
> lost to the winds of
> the Kingdom (of Kerry that is) but a rough approximation is;
> to be suddenly introduced in a violent fashion to a large stick usually
> being wielded by a native
> farmer who by the looks of him has missed a few steps on the
> evolutionary ladder.
> A Shlap in the Face of a Brick : To be struck square in the face with a
> A Soft Day : Miserable fucking weather.
> A Thundering Fuck : An unreliable person.
> A Tight Cunt : Similar to "A Cute Hoor" and again has very little to do
> with the fairer sex
> except in perhaps her inability to fork out for her share of the booze.
> After a Few Shcoops : Reasonably drunk.
> An Onmercifull Feed : A very large Sunday dinner partaken after several
> pints of Guinness.
> Be Jaysus : An expression of sheer surprise.
> Be ta hokey : A pretend expression of surprise or can mean that the
> person hasn't a clue
> what you are talking about.
> Bollox : Multiple uses, generally derogatory.
> Boreen : A pile of rocks that denotes the path a culchie takes from the
> road to his farmhouse.
> Boyeen : Any boy an older gentleman would like to get his leg over.
> Craic : Fun, as in Mighty Craic! or The Craic was Mighty!
> Cunt of a Ting : Something very difficult to do or no use.
> Eeegit : Somebody less intelligent than oneself. i.e. a complete fool
> Fien : A man whose name is unknown, or unremembered at the present
> Fierce : It is, yes.
> Finches, ave'u the : Have you the Finches orange soda.
> Fine Piece of Shtuff : Used to describe a person considered attractive.
> Flahed : A state of extreme exhaustion, usually brought on by
> consecutive locked nights.
> Fukdat : An expression of mild displeasure.
> Girleen : Any girl an older gentlemen would like to get his leg over.
> Gobshite : Someone very high in the "Eeegit" stakes but will generally
> be a tourist
> or perhaps from Dublin.
> Grand altogether : Same boring state of affairs.
> G'wan ta fuck autt a dat : Please go away.
> Hang Sangwige : Salty ham surrounded by two slices of stale bread. A
> buffer of cheap margarine,
> preferably Blue-Band (half inch thick) must separate the ham from the
> A top class hang sangwige will of course contain a sprinkling of sand.
> Hardy Man : Someone who can survive waking up buck naked in filthy
> ditch water on January the first
> after a year long drinking session.
> Jaysus : An expression of surprise.
> Land Rover : Usually a ford escort van that has seen better days.
> Locked : Very drunk.
> Machine : General purpose term used to refer to any man made implement
> more advanced than a pitch fork.
> Mighty! : Indicative of something being very good.
> Yoke : Just about anything whose proper description doesn't spring to
> Yoke-m-abus : Any form of motorised transport.