Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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IRE (1)

Construct: Noun
Definition: Anger, excitement.
Use: His ire is up.
He is angry.
Derivation: Irish 'Irach' - wrathful, quick to anger. (O'Daly and O'Sullivan)
And note Latin 'Ira' - anger. (Concise Oxford Dictionary)


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