ROUND 9 IRISH CULTURERace night

 

  1. Which of the following four writers didn’t win a Nobel Prize?

James Joyce/Samuel Beckett/George Bernard Shaw/W.B. Yeats.    

James Joyce

 

  1. Who was known Mary of the Gael?

            St Brigid

 

  1. What song written by Steve Earle did Mundy & Sharon Shannon take to the top of the charts?

            The Galway Girl

 

  1. How many children were in the Children of Lir?

Four

 

  1. What is the main ingredient in the Irish dish Boxty?

            Potatoes

 

  1. In Ireland, on what date are you likely to encounter the wrenboys?

St Stephen’s Day/December 26th

 

  1. What Irish poet wrote Midterm Break?

Seamus Heaney

 

  1. Cén dáta ina mbíonn Oíche Shamhna again?

            31 Deireadh Fómhair

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