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The CLR Political Quiz …. Number 19 February 1, 2013

Posted by irishelectionliterature in CLR Political Quiz.

1. In 1989 Tom Foxe was elected to the Dail running for the Roscommon Hospital Action Committee, who was their candidate in the 1987 General Election?

2. Who sculpted the Jim Larkin Statue on O’Connell Street in Dublin?

3. Which party had a headquarters on South Frederick Street?

4. What was the name of the ‘New Party’ (That never got going) that David McWilliams, Fintan O’Toole, Eamon Dunphy were supposedly ready to stand for in the 2011 General Election?

5. Neil Blaneys ‘Independent Fianna Fail’ group had over its lifetime four TDs. Who were they?

6. What 2011 General Election candidate had the slogan ‘It Starts Here’ ?

7. What election and who is this campaign song for?

8. Two of Devs grandchildren ran in the 2011 General Election, name them?

9. Which government brought in the May Day public holiday?

10. Who is this?



1. Tomboktu - February 1, 2013

3: Peogressive Democrats


2. PaddyM - February 1, 2013

1. Eithne Quinn
3. PDs
5. Neil, Harry and Niall Blaney, James Keaveney
6. Dylan Haskins
7. John Bracken, 2007 election, Laois-Offaly
8. Éamon Ó Cuív, Ruairí de Valera (Wexford)
10. Owen Carron


3. J.Conn - February 1, 2013

4. Was ‘New Beginning’ (not Fis Nua)


irishelectionliterature - February 1, 2013

No, you’re possibly thinking of ‘New Vision’ which fielded a few candidates.


john.c - February 1, 2013

Your right. I was thinking of new vision not new beginning


4. ejh - February 1, 2013

So this one is Carron, yes?


irishelectionliterature - February 1, 2013

yes it ‘is’ Carron this time!


5. CL - February 2, 2013

4. New Republic – a Seventh Force in Irish Politics, or Eighth if You Count the Greens, Which Nobody Really Does Anymore.


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