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beef to (the) heel like a Mullingar heifer

Chubby or fat, especially in the legs. Usually said of women, it refers to cattle bred in Mullingar, a town in County Westmeath, Ireland. Primarily heard in Ireland. I think I need to go on a diet, I've gotten beef to the heel like a Mullingar heifer since my pregnancy. I don't know what's wrong with other men, I like a woman who's beef to heel like a Mullingar heifer.
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Set in rural Ireland, "Outside Mullingar" begins bleakly in late 2008 as Tony Reilly (Norm Woodel) and his son, Anthony (Robert Jordan Bailey), invite their widowed neighbor, Aoife Muldoon (Millie Hurley), over for tea following her husband's wake.
In December 1961 he rode Lady Flame to win the Lough Ennel Plate, a bumper at the now defunct Mullingar racecourse and the race in which Arkle made his debut, finishing third.
"Daly's book put Mullingar on the Joycean map for which its author received little by way of thanks.
A half-hour's drive from Mullingar is Athlone with its castle dating back to the 13th century in the shadow of which is Sean's Bar, said - like so many others - to be the oldest in Ireland.
Detectives helped remove him and he was brought to Mullingar Garda station.
The 50-year-old male driver of the jeep suffered minor injuries and was also taken to Mullingar General Hospital.
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Daniel Sweeney, who is in his 50s, suffered a broken jaw and an eye socket injury, after he was assaulted following a match between Mullingar Town and Horseleap FC last Sunday.
DEREK FREHILL, currently based at Mullingar, is to join Harold's Cross as racing manager, with current incumbent Billy Bell making the journey in the opposite direction, writes Michael Fortune.
"If we don't come away from Mullingar with a win, we're staring down the barrel of relegation," said Cavanagh.