I love this word. It’s like something ya say while eating and just after hearing good news! You slur the word out with a half full mouth of traditional Irish Cabbage which is …savage!
Down in Cork (where this ambitious your fool author is from)he’d be known as a Langer! Cork Slang that means you’re a fool but you’re usually a friendly fool.
We even made a bit of Ceol (Irish for Music) about this slang word. Check it out here http://youtu.be/1m9SsNxbZxM
Having the Craic
It’s not snorting any illegal substance its pretty much when your just having fun.
Where you open the pipes and pass the bodily fluids.Yup the Jacks aka Toilets.
Give me that Yoke…It’s a name for anything that ya can’t remember the name of.
The Big Smoke
Means the big city and therefore usually refers to Dublin.
A Jackeen is somebody from the Big Smoke as in Dublin
Drain the Spuds
You’re on beer and ya need to head to the Jacks.
Would ya be well
Usually used to describe the questionable actions of someone.
A beautifully shortened version of come here
Can mean broken however may be used to describe somebody who seriously hung over or just extremely tired.
Drunk .Nevertheless usually a good drunk no harm. The person is just having the craic
Rural person. Whom may rarely see the Big Smoke.
I Will Ya
–This a sarcastic ya which really means a definite no!
Mostly used by Jackeens .Who are basically asking do ya agreeL
Casually thrown onto the end of a sentences . Example God that weathers bad like.
Hup Ya Boya
Usually it’s a cheer of encouragement and support. Delivered by all Irish cause no kidding we’re a grand bunch.