The wonderful world of spoken English in Ireland once again imposes itself on the daily greeting.
Different folks, as you quickly learn, will say hello in different ways.
Grander, noble folk.
Young lads, having fun with each other.
Lads and girls, saying hello.
Usually asked with concern, after a night drinking perhaps.
Breezy, young business types mostly.
Male bonding stuff.
After you’ve been ill, first appearance back.
When you haven’t seen someone for a while.
Usually to a stranger.
As in what the feck was going on last night.