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Can Your Family Complete This Irish Trivia Challenge?

There’s questions for all ages.
Dec 25th 2017, 2:00 PM 13,670 3

THE TURKEY MAY be eaten but the fun is only just beginning. If you can get over 80 percent in our Irish trivia, you have our permission to have another Baileys.

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1. OK, to kick off, who played Eamon De Valera in Michael Collins?
Liam Neeson
Alan Rickman
Stephen Rea
Brendan Gleeson
2. What is the county town of Tipperary, with a name meaning 'honey vale'?
Kilsheelan
Dromineer
Thurles
Clonmel
3. Which material is Monaghan known for?
Wikipedia
Lace
Silk
Cotton
Wool
What are the two drinks that make up a Black Velvet?
Guinness.com
Guinness and champagne
Guinness and lager
Guinness and blackcurrant
Guinness and Milk
5. On St Brigid's Day people went from house to house carrying a straw doll. What was the doll called?
A Cross
A Brideog
A Spideog
A Croiseog
6. In old Irish folklore, what benefit was associated with May morning dew?
Wikipedia
Good luck
A good complexion
Wealth
Good digestion
7. The opening 20 minutes of Saving Private Ryan is set on Omaha beach, but where was it actually filmed?
Banna Strand, Co. Kerry
Curracloe Strand, Co. Wexford
Rosslare Strand, Co. Wexford
Sandycove Beach, Co. Dublin
8. Who wrote 'Angela's Ashes'?
John Banville
William Trevor
John McGahern
Frank McCourt
9. What are The Corrs first names?
BBC
Andrea, Sharon, Caroline and Jim
Sharon, Kathy, Andrea and Jim
Sinead, Andrea, Caroline and Jim
Kathy, Andrea, Sinead and Jim
10. Who composed the music for Riverdance, the stage show?
Riverdance
Carol King
Michael Flatley
Bill Whelan
Jeremy Clark
11. What is Enya's real name?
Enya O'Brien
Eithne Ní Bhraonáin
Ethel Ní Bhraonáin
Enya O Briain
12. What's the highest mountain in Ireland?
Carrauntoohil
Cnoc na Péiste
Mount Brandon
Galtymore
13. Which African nation shares flag colours with Ireland, just in the opposite order?
Cape Verde
Guinea
Saint Helena
The Ivory Coast
14. What is an Irish Moiled?
A stew
A breed of cattle
A tractor
A cocktail
15. Which famous Irish comedian was briefly a physics lecturer before becoming a children's TV presenter and stand-up comedian?
Ed Byrne
Jason Byrne
Dara O Briain
Tommy Tiernan
16. What lough in Northern Ireland is the largest in Ireland?
Belfast Lough
Lough Erne
Lough Beg
Lough Neagh
17. When did Dublin celebrate the Millennium of its birth?
1988
1980
1999
1992
18. How many counties does Tipperary border?
Seven
Six
Eight
Five
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