Hullabaloo

Uproar. Irish pullalue, a coronach or crying together at funerals. (See Hurly-Burly.)

“All this the poor ould creathure set up such a pullalue, that she brought the seven parishes about her.” —Dublin and London Magazine (Loughleagh), 1825.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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