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Oktoberfest

Postby roy4eyes » Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:22 pm

Great night at this event at the Bier Keller adjacent to the Porches roundabout on the 125. Fantastic oompah band and atmosphere comparable to a miniature Munich beer hall.

Staff were all in bavarian costumes, beer in litre tankards and typical food - large in quantity but variable in quality (3 of our party said the food was good and 3 not too happy). All in all though good craic and not too expensive at € 35 each including our beers, wine and food.
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Re: Oktoberfest

Postby SJ & RE » Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:37 pm

It is part of Vila Vita Parc and yes it should be good, the meat can be bought from the butcher there too
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Re: Oktoberfest

Postby BarryTodd » Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:35 pm

roy4eyes wrote:Great night at this event at the Bier Keller adjacent to the Porches roundabout on the 125. Fantastic oompah band and atmosphere comparable to a miniature Munich beer hall.

Staff were all in bavarian costumes, beer in litre tankards and typical food - large in quantity but variable in quality (3 of our party said the food was good and 3 not too happy). All in all though good craigh and not too expensive at € 35 each including our beers, wine and food.


What is craigh?
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Re: Oktoberfest

Postby roy4eyes » Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:29 pm

An Irish expression for which I could think of no direct English equivalent meaning a great time/event e.g for Sam Sparkle a day at the races and picking a few winners is good craigh (or craic pronounced crac). :P
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Re: Oktoberfest

Postby BarryTodd » Fri Oct 07, 2016 2:36 pm

Sorry, I know what craic is, I just wonder where you found the word craigh. The Irish adopted craic from the English word crack :D . Craigh in Irish means agonise, torment or grieve :D :D. That could also be appropriate after a bad day at the races :shock:
Oh, and don't use the word cráic, that means something very different :D :D :roll:
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Re: Oktoberfest

Postby roy4eyes » Sat Oct 08, 2016 4:17 pm

Apologies to all the Irish. The thought was there but not my Irish dictionary :oops: :oops:
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Re: Oktoberfest

Postby smudger » Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:31 pm

roy4eyes wrote:Apologies to all Paddys. The thought was there but not my Irish dictionary :oops: :oops:


Not sure if you saw the media article on what nationality descriptors were offensive and to what degree?? As Scottish, I note that calling us a "Jock" was classed as 'medium'. Think the article mentioned "Taffy" in the same vein, but don't recall any mention of "Paddy".

Just saying!! :wink:
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Re: Oktoberfest

Postby roy4eyes » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:33 pm

Not wanting to be refused entry on my next visit to Ireland (or should I say Eire), I have edited my previous posts.

I hope my Irish friends will now speak to me again :roll: :)

Now looking forward to a Dublinfest !!
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