Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Introduction · Acknowledgements
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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