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The Hardest Irish Citizenship Test Ever

Passports at the ready!

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IT’S BEEN A while since we put your Irish chops to the test.

Have at it…

1. What is the exact capacity of Croke Park?
80,420
82,300

79,820
84,300
2. Under The Hawthorn Tree is 25 years old this year, but what were the three children called?
Ellen, Michael, Pauline
Eily, Peggy, Michael

Patrick, Ellen, Peggy
Peggy, Margaret, Michael
3. Here Come The Good Times was Ireland's official 2002 World Cup song. Which band wrote it?
A House
The Revs

Horslips
Aslan
4. Domhnall Gleeson has three brothers. Name those brothers
Brian, Fergus, Rúairí
Brian, Dáithí, Brendan

Rúairí, Brendan, Fionn
Tadhgh, Fiachra, Brian
5. Which of these was not a prize on Blackboard Jungle?
A jumper
A portable telly

A walkman
A pen
6. What is Rick O'Shea's real name?
Richard O'Shea
Richard Shields

Paul Crossan
Philip Collins
7. In what year did Boyzone make their infamous Late Late Show debut?
1991
1994

1992
1993
8. Bell X1 released an album in 2003 called Music in Mouth, but which Irish poet gave them the idea for the name?
William Butler Yeats
Patrick Kavanagh

Pat Ingoldsby
Austin Clarke
9. In what year were penalty points introduced in Ireland?
2006
2003

2002
2000
10. In 1999, who was the presenter of The Den?
Ray D'Arcy
Ian Dempsey

Damien McCaul
Francis Boylan
11. How many alcohol brand names does Christy Moore mention in the chorus of Delirium Tremens?
3
4

6
8
12. In which county is the source of the River Shannon?
Clare
Galway

Cavan
Monaghan
13. The Irish passport has how many words written in Irish on its front cover?
5
4

6
3
14. Which Irish county is know as The Faithful County?
Leitrim
Offaly

Kildare
Waterford
15. In what year did Stringfellows open and close in Dublin?
2004
2006

2005
2007
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