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The CLR Political Quiz ….. Number 16 January 11, 2013

Posted by irishelectionliterature in CLR Political Quiz.

1. Who wrote the book ‘Leading Lights: People Who’ve Inspired Me’ ?

2. The brother of which future party leader ran as an ‘Independent Youth’ candidate in the 1991 local elections?

3. How many Labour TDs retired before the last election?

4. Who was the last person to serve as a TD and Inter County Hurling Manager at the same time?

5.“You Will Never Get This Chance Again…” was a slogan used in Which Referendum?

6. The ‘Seniors Solidarity Party’ fielded one candidate in the 2009 Local Elections, who was he?

7. Who co wrote the Fianna Fail anthem ‘Charlie’s Song’ (also known as ‘Arise And Follow Charlie’) ?

8. Did Tony Gregory ever serve as Lord Mayor of Dublin?

9. In the current Dail, who are Fianna Fails youngest three TDs?

10. Who is this?


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1. WorldbyStorm - January 11, 2013

Independent Youth? I don’t think I ever heard of them.

irishelectionliterature - January 11, 2013

Not a party, just the way he branded himself.

sonofstan - January 11, 2013

Liam Adams? (Just a guess)

Damian O'Broin (@damianobroin) - January 11, 2013

Actually, there were two Independent Youth candidates in 1991. I canvassed for them…

irishelectionliterature - January 11, 2013

Damian…You dont happen to have kept any canvass material :) ?

SoS it wasn’t Liam Adams

Damian O'Broin (@damianobroin) - January 11, 2013

I’ll have a look in the attic, I think I might still have a leaflet…

2. smiffy - January 11, 2013

1. Gilmore?

10. Niamh Nic Mhathúna (I think she’s Uí Bhroin now). Youth Defence etc.

Damian O'Broin (@damianobroin) - January 11, 2013

@Smiffy. Ahem. She’s most certainly not Uí Bhroin now. She’s Uí Bhriain

irishelectionliterature - January 11, 2013

Was talking to someone who lived near the Mac Mhathúnas when he was growing up. His main memory of them is one of their young lads regularly sitting on a milk crate with a fishing rod in hand fishing in a puddle on the drive.

ejh - January 11, 2013

How young?

sonofstan - January 11, 2013

Can’t afford gnomes? Breed!

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