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EG: I woke up this morning with a big búdán up on me.



Noun: Term used for the carrier on a bike which is above the back wheel.

Verb: To give a person a baker would be to give them a lift on a bike where they sit in the backer.

Similar to a crosser



Could you, as in “C’mon Bah-willa,de mushy peas are gettin cold”-Could you please hurry up,My Dinner is losing heat?

Ball on


to begin or keep moving. “ball on until you see Shandon” - keep going until you see Shandon Tower.

Balmed out


a state of relaxation (also panned out) “me an mossy got a douncy nodge smoked it got some munch from graces an balmed out in the peace park” ..... my companion Maurice and i got a small piece of cannabis , consumed it , bought a fine chicken meal and relaxed in bishop lucy park.


(Bal-oo-bas) "Balubas" meaning in a state of heavy intoxication.

Normally associated with indiviuals having partaken of a sustained period of alcoholic inebration.
Derived from the Conga in the 1970’s/1980’s where Cork soldiers serving with the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces encountered the jungle guerillas known as the Balubas.
Known for their madness and utter contempt for authority , this term soon found its way back to Cork to describe similarly minded individuals.



Cork state of confusion. “I am pure bam-boozled like” - I am confused.



game played by several people in which a football is struck off a wall by each player in turn. Failure to hit the specified area of the wall in one shot results in elimination from the game and being labelled a ‘langer’.



Broken beyond repair.

‘I fell off me bike and now its banjaxed.



Barrack Street:
Old historic street on the south side of Cork City.
Example: You can’t beat the sound of Barracka Band playin’ down the Lough.

Basketball Tash


Refers to teenage moustaches with contain five hairs on either side of the mouth. Insulting to the attempted grower.



An expression of sexual interest.
E.g. "Id throw her a batch"

Similarly: "Id give her one", "Id give her Twig and Berries"

bate for eggs

(bait 4 eggs)

To be so tired that you cant even move.

Bate on for the feara


To run for fear of death (metaphoric). "I lamped the law so I bate on for the feara": I saw the gardaí so I made myself scarce.



female pubic hair surrounding a below-the-belt body part. (invalid: sloggin' a baz)