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The CLR Political Quiz …… Number 10 November 9, 2012

Posted by irishelectionliterature in CLR Political Quiz.

1. What first name was Éamon De Valera registered as after his birth?

2. In the 2011 General Election what was the narrowest margin a candidate was elected by? who was the winner and loser?

3. What is a ‘Nedap ESI2’ ?

4. Which TD is advocating a No vote in tomorrow’s Children’s Rights Referendum?

5. How many Workers Party TDs were subsequently elected running for Democratic Left?

6. In 1987 14 Progressive Democrat TDs were elected. How many had previously stood in Local or General Elections?

7. In 1989 Independent candidate Frank Durcan ran on what issue in Mayo West?

8. Which of the Following Songs were not included in “Sing Our Own Song -The Workers Party Youth Songbook”…?

“School Days Over”
“You cannot trust those Russians”
“Why Do All The Biggest Bastards Drive The Biggest Cars?”
“And the RUC Says…”

9. Joe Higgins and a number of other TDs live on the “Average Industrial Wage” with the rest going to ‘the party’ or worthy campaigns. How much of his salary did former Green TD Roger Garland give to the Green Party?

10. Who is this?


1. smiffy - November 9, 2012

4. Mattie McGrath
5. 5 (or 6 if you count Joe Sherlock – never elected as TD for Democratic Left, but was ‘elected’ as a Senator)
6. The last one, I think. The middle two were definitely in it, though.
10. David Andrews?


2. Jolly Red Giant - November 9, 2012

1. Edward
2. Galway West – FG’s Kyne beat Catherine connolly by 17 votes
3. The electronic voting machines that cost a fortune
4. Mattie McGrath
5. 5
6. 7 O’Malley, Clohessy, Quill, Wyse, Harney, Molloy for FF – Keating for FG
7. Anti-Rod Licence
8. Don’t know
9. It was something specific like 1/2 his salary
10 David Andrews


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