The Cedar Lounge Political Quiz… Number 39 July 12, 2013Posted by WorldbyStorm in CLR Political Quiz, Irish Politics, Northern Ireland.
IEL is away, so I take the reins for the next few weeks. Apologies if this is too easy or too difficult!
1: Who said:
I’ve always been a member of a political party, even though I could never find any over member of it besides myself. And, even at that, opinion within the party has not always been unanimous.
2: Can you name the four most frequent occupational backgrounds of women TDs elected in 2011 to Dáil Éireann?
3: What former LP Senator from the 1970s said:
The Labour Party is not a class party… Labour does not depend on any particular class for its support; our policies are for the middle class, the working class, and the so-called upper class for that matter – and of course the farming community’.
4: What year did the The Workers Party Republican Clubs launch the Northern People newspaper in the North?
5: What do the initials PRG stand for in relation to Irish politics?
6: Name one of those who led G2, Military Intelligence, during the Emergency.
7: Describe the format of the 2007 RTÉ Election debates and who participated in them.
8: Who is this?
9: Who coined the phrase ‘Planet Bertie’ and when?
10: Who, according to some accounts, was de Valera referring to when after hearing a speech by this newly arrived member of FF on the stump during a by-election in the 1950s he wondered afterwards ‘how on earth such a person could ever have been allowed into Fianna Fáil?’.
Answers to The CLR political Quiz ..number 38
1. Pat Rabbitte
2. George Eogan
3. Gilmores dog (from http://irishelectionliterature.wordpress.com/2010/09/08/one-man-and-his-dog-eamon-gilmore-democratic-left-1997-ge-dun-laoghaire/)
4. Four in 1965
5. Paul Murphy, Emer Costello, Phil Prendergast, Martina Anderson
6. Sean O Neachtain
7. Yes in 1979 and 1991
8. Yes, Jane Dillon Byrne in the 1999 Local Elections
10. Tom Crilly