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An Pluiméir Ceolmhar meelia murther - lanigans ball (19) RE: meelia murther - lanigans ball 29 Jul 03

I never heard "murder" being used in Irish, and only know the standard word dúnmharú - though I'm not a Gaelic scholar, and one can't discount a macaronic imprecation, especially in jokey contexts.

But - and this is pure speculation - could it be "míle martar", i.e. an invocation of a thousand martyrs?

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