craic

I
Everyday English Slang in Ireland
n (pronounced crack) fun time and good conversation
II
Irish Slang
(pronounced crack) fun time
III
Mid Ulster English
banter, fun, gossip, news (eg. "What's the crack?)
From Scots or northern English. Originally spelt "crack" but the Gaelicized spelling "craic" is now common.

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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