English | Hiberno-English Ireland, Ireland

that's gas

Expression USED Frequently BY Everybody

That's gas means 'that's funny'

"Did you hear about the funny thing that happened?" "Yeah, I did, that's gas"

English Cork City, Ireland


Slang USED Very frequently BY Mostly men

Means penis but mostly used as meaning idiot, fool, or not a nice person. Langers means drunk. Langerated also drunk. A langerload means a huge quantity or number.

"Don't mind that Murphy fellow. He's an awful, fierce, desperate langer." "Peter had a langerload of pints and was totally langers."

Irish, Gaeilge Ireland

níl aon tóin tinn mar do thóin thinn féin.

Expression USED Frequently BY Many people

(there's no sore arse like your own sore arse) • It means your own problems seem more important to you than anyone else’s. It’s a play on words of the proverb "níl aon tinteán mar do thinteán féin" (there’s no hearth like your own hearth, or, there's no place like home)

Person A complains of something. Person B agrees and shares a similar complaint. Person A says that’s not the same thing. Person B responds, “Bhfuel, níl aon tóin tinn mar do thóin thinn féin!”


English | Ulster Scots and Irish English Ireland and Northern Ireland, Ireland


Slang USED Frequently BY Most People

(idiot) • It simply means 'idiot'.

"Stop that, you will burn yourself, eejit!"

English Ireland

Married all over

Idiom USED On Rare Occasion BY Country folk

Usually used when talking of a man who got married and got fat or looks old. Also rarely used when talking about a woman who got married and had a child, and suddenly looks fatigued and worn.

-"Arragh, you seen John lately?" -"Aye, he got a wife, and now he's looking married all over."

"Geez, have you seen John lately?" "I have, and he's looking fat and old."


English Ireland

yer wan

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

(your man) • The male/female person who is the topic of the current conversation. It matters not that they may not be related, or even known to, the audience.

What’s yer wan over there think he’s playing at?

What’s that man over there think he’s playing at?

English Ireland


Standard Phrase USED Very frequently BY Everyone

Fine, good, ok.

"I'm sorry I'll be late!" "It's grand!" "So how was the party?" "Yeah, it was grand!"

English Cork, Ireland


Expression USED Frequently BY Most People

(adj.) • Being allergic means not wanting to do a thing or disliking an activity.

"I'm supposed to paint the fence, and I'm allergic."

Confirmed by 3 people


Irish Ireland

Dia dhuit

Expression USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

(God be with you) • A greeting used similarly to "hello" in English. The extended version "Dia is Muire dhuit" (God and Mary be with you) is used as the response.

"Dia dhuit, a Eóin." "Dia is Muire dhuit, a Saoirse."



Irish Ireland


Expression USED Very frequently BY Teens and adults

(n.) • (fun) • “Craic” is 1) synonymous with words such as news, fun, entertaining, gossip and 2) an informal greeting.

1) "Yeah! That party was great craic last night!" 2) "Hey! What’s the craic?"

Confirmed by 4 people