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What is the meaning of 'Faith and begorrah'?

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September 28, 2012 1:59PM

'Faith and begorrah' means "sure and by God". This is in the dialect of English called Hiberno-English, not in Irish Gaelic, although there are several features of this dialect owing to the Gaelic.