rare old time

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rare old time

old-fashioned An exceptionally pleasant, enjoyable, and amusing time. We always have a rare old time when the Smiths come over for a dinner party. We must do it again soon. You should come to the party on Saturday—it's sure to be a rare old time!
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rare old time

n. a fine and enjoyable time at a party or something similar. (Folksy.) That was a rare old time at Tom’s the other night.
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Until we meet again I will think of the rare ould times. Safe in the arms of Jesus.
"What about Dublin in the rare ould times? It wasn't like this."
Memories Of Ireland: Rare Ould Times, The Dubliners; Dublin - Take Me, The Fureys and Davey Arthur; Dublin My Dublin, Paddy Reilly; Ragland Road, Jim McCann; Anna Liffey, The Dubliners; Dublin In My Tears, The Fureys and Davey Arthur; Jem, Ronnie Drew; Dublin Town, Brendan Grace.
Healy also discovered that Jack Charlton's favourite tune is The Rare Ould Times.
On Saturday, after his side's hard-grafting AIB AIL Division One success over high flying Garryowen, they shut the doors of their dressing-room behind them as this tough cookie from Leixlip led the victory chant with a rendition of `Dublin in the Rare Ould Times.'