Dialect – Phrases

John McCullagh February 16, 2005

Paddy and Bridget lived in a cottage high up on the far side of Slew Gullion and had few visitors.  It was raining cats and dogs the day the parish priest came to call.  He had one of them new-fangled umberella things to protect himself and he unfurled it to enter the narrow door of […]

John McCullagh January 25, 2005

Terms of abuse:   Lig         silly, ‘he’s just a lig’; act the lig: pay no heed to that lig!