Monthly Archives: February 2016

News from the Village 25.02.16

The President’s Men Congratulations to Marc Dineen and Jack Riordan from Coachford who were recipients of Scouting Ireland’s Chief Scout Award and a Bronze Gaisce President’s Award last weekend at a ceremony in Trinity College Dublin. The two teenagers are … Continue reading

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Community Council Letter to Voters re Election 2016

Following a special meeting of the Aghabullogue, Coachford Rylane Community Council last week it was agreed to draft this letter to you to make our community aware of unresolved and pressing issues which have been raised to our local politicians … Continue reading

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Questions from All Ireland Scór Tráth na gCeist

Below are the questions from last weekend’s All Ireland Scór Ná nÓg  Tráth na gCeist fnal. The Aghabullogue team, representing Cork scored 76 out of 80. The winning team, Kerry scored 78. How many can you answer? ROUND 1 GAELIC & … Continue reading

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ROUND 10 GENERAL KNOWLEDGE   In the books about Harry Potter, what is the first name of Harry’s father? James   What colour is the cross on the flag of Greece? White   What car manufacturer has the slogan ‘the … Continue reading

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ROUND 9 IRISH CULTURE   Which of the following four writers didn’t win a Nobel Prize? James Joyce/Samuel Beckett/George Bernard Shaw/W.B. Yeats.     James Joyce   Who was known Mary of the Gael?             St Brigid   What song written by … Continue reading

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ROUND 8 WORLD CURRENT AFFAIRS   What former Chelsea footballer married Christine Bleakely in 2015? Frank Lampard   A climate change agreement was approved in what city in 2015?             Paris   Name the singer who passed away on January … Continue reading

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ROUND 7 IRISH CURRENT AFFAIRS   Name the Ulster golfer named as the Ryder Cup captain for 2016? Darren Clarke   What was the name of the new James Bond film released in Ireland in 2015?             Spectre   Who … Continue reading

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ROUND 6 IRISH GEOGRAPHY   Ireland’s prevailing wind blows from what direction? South-west   Sandstone and shale are rocks found in Ireland. To what group of rocks do they belong? Sedimentary   What shape are the columns of basalt in … Continue reading

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ROUND 5 WORLD HISTORY & WORLD GEOGRAPHY   Who was the 1st man on the moon? Neil Armstrong   That Battle of Hastings of 1066 was fought in what country?             England   Name the Italian explorer, born in Genoa … Continue reading

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ROUND 4 IRISH HISTORY   What political party was founded in Ireland in 1926 by Eamon de Valera? Fianna Fáil   Which famous Irish siege lasted 105 days to July 1689?             Derry   In what Italian city did Daniel … Continue reading

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