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The CLR Political Quiz …. Number 71 July 18, 2014

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1. When and where was PR first used in an Irish Election?
2. Which Wicklow TD has an All Ireland Club Medal ?
3. Which Two TDs were part of the ‘Gaza Freedom Flotilla’ in late 2010 ?
4. Has a People Before Profit Alliance candidate ever stood in a Dail By Election?
5. Which party established the “Forum for Opportunity” ?
6. What Ministerial office did Ray Burke hold when resigned in disgrace in 1997?
7. In 2007 who was voted the Magill TD of the Year ?
8. Which former Limerick Hurling manager stood in the 2002 General Election?
9. How many current TDs were first elected to the Dail in By-Elections?
10. Who is this?
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1. Brian Hanley - July 18, 2014

1) 1919- Sligo district council?
8) Tom Ryan

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Roasted Snow - July 18, 2014

Yes Brian, Sligo for no.1 in 1919 and then Belfast municipal Jan 1920.

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2. CMK - July 18, 2014

1.) 1923 General election?

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3. ar scáth a chéile - July 18, 2014

10. Big Phil?

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4. Jolly Red Giant - July 18, 2014

No.4 Pretty sure they haven’t – but they will in DSW

No. 6 Burke was in Foreign Affairs and selling passports

No. 9 – we have the following
Ruth Coppinger Dublin West 2014
Gabrielle McFadden Longford–Westmeath 2014
Helen McEntee Meath East 2013
Pearse Doherty
Maureen O’Sullivan
Catherine Murphy

things start to get a little fuzzy now
Jan O’Sullivan
Seamus Healy
Kathleen Lynch
Simon Coveney
Eric Byrne
I think Michael Ring got in when PeeWee went to Europe

That’s 12 but I’m sure I’m missing some.

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6to5against - July 18, 2014

Didn’t Enda first win his seat in a bye election, after the death of his father, I think, in 1975?

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Jolly Red Giant - July 18, 2014

Spot on – that’s one I missed

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PaddyM - July 19, 2014

Tom Hayes (Tipp South)

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