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The CLR Political Quiz ………. Number 32 May 24, 2013

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1. Which former Fianna Fail TD called for the film ‘Babe’ to be banned, as it may impact on the sales of Christmas Hams?

2. Who was the only person to have been elected a TD for Sinn Fein The Workers Party, The Workers Party and Labour?

3. In the aftermath of the 2007 General Election, the Irish Independent ran an article with the headline “Politics has lost a man of guts and fierce integrity”. Which former TD that had lost his seat in 2007 were they referring to?

4. In 1981, who were the first sisters elected to the Oireachtas ?

5. Who did Anna Quigley replace on Dublin City Council?

6. Which candidate in the recent Meath East By-Election had a campaign song to the tune of ‘New York New York’ ?

7. Which Workers Party TD used the slogan ‘A Head and Shoulders above the Rest’ ?

8. What party contested the 1979 European Elections as part of the ‘European Liberals’ group ?

9. Which group has an address of 56 Queen Street, Clonmel, Co Tipperary ?

10. Who is this?
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Answers to the CLR Political Quiz … Number 31
1. Olga Bennett
2. Timmy Dooley
3. Bertie Ahern
4. CRAG -Cavan Road Action Group
5. Noel O’Gara
6. Cumann na nGaedhael
7. Pierces Foundry
8. 35% in a Millward Brown / TV3 poll 24/09/2010
9. Mary Coughlan
10. Former Indepednent TD Tom Gildea

Answers to the CLR Political Quiz … Number 30
1. Henry Coyle of Cumann na nGaedheal, jailed for Bouncing Cheques.
2. John Halligan
3. 2003
4. Dominic Cafferky and Bernard Common.
5. Arbour Hill
6. The Litter Pollution Act
7. Michael ‘Stroke’ Fahy
8. Louise Minihan
9. 1986
10. Liam Lawlor

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1. crocodile - May 24, 2013

4. Nora Owen & Mary Banotti
10. Michael Keating

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irishelectionliterature - May 24, 2013

Mary Banotti was never a TD or Senator although did contest The 1983 Dublin Central By-Election and ran for the Seanad in 1983.

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Ciarán Ferrie (@ccferrie) - May 24, 2013

4. Carrie Acheson & Tras Honan?

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2. LeftAtTheCross - May 24, 2013

2. Joe Sherlock
7. Tomas MacGiolla

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3. Ciarán Ferrie (@ccferrie) - May 24, 2013

8. Sinn Féin (The Workers Party)? – by process of elimination
9. WUAG

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sonofstan - May 24, 2013

4) Tras Honan and Carrie Acheson

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4. eamonncork - May 24, 2013

1. Ned O’Keefe.
3. It seems so obvious that it must be McDowell I’m presuming it’s someone else.

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5. sonofstan - May 24, 2013

5) Maureen O’Sullivan

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6. Irishelectionliterature - May 24, 2013

Its not Maureen O’Sullivan. Another person was co opted to the seat after her election to the Dail. That person in turn was replaced by Anna Quigley.

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PaddyM - May 24, 2013

Marie Metcalfe?

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7. PaddyM - May 24, 2013

8. Community Democrats.

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8. Ghandi - May 24, 2013

5) Marie Metcalf who was the replacement for MOS, AQ only slightly better known than the two Labour non – entity replacements. Perhaps a question for future, how many DC Councillors were actually elected.

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9. PaddyM - May 24, 2013

6. Ben of the clan Mac Giolla Rua?

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