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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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ROUND 3 GENERAL GAA   Who sponsors Hawkeye in Croke Park?             Specsavers   Name the type of wood used in the manufacture of hurleys?             Ash   Who is the Director General of the GAA?             Padraig Duffy   … Continue reading

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ROUND 2 HURLING & CAMOGIE   What county won the National Hurling League Division 1 in 2015?             Waterford   What is the name of the All-Ireland club festival, organised by the GAA, in camogie and hurling, comprising players who … Continue reading

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ROUND 1 GAELIC & LADIES FOOTBALL   Who sponsors the men’s All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship?             A.I.B.   Who captained the Irish International Rules team against Australia in 2015? Bernard Brogan   What size or number football is used … Continue reading

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