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The CLR Political Quiz ….. Number 57 November 22, 2013

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1. In the Republic of Ireland UK Nationals can’t vote in which Elections?
2. In the next General Election what percentage of candidates have to be female under Gender Quota rules before a party’s exchequer funding is reduced?
3. Which former Kilkenny County Councillor elected in 1991 is the uncle of hurler Henry Shefflin?
4. When was the last By-Election won by Fianna Fail?
5. In the 2011 ‘Fine Gael: every little hurts’ ads from Labour how much were Fine Gael going to increase the price of wine?
6. When did Alan Dukes finish up as leader of Fine Gael?
7. In 1997 Ray Burke resigned his Ministry and Dail seat. What Ministerial Office did he hold at the time?
8. In 1974 which Official Sinn Fein candidate was elected to Kilkenny County Council?
9. Which Ailtirí na hAiséirghe Councillor was originally elected for Labour?
10. Who is this?
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Answers to The CLR Political Quiz ….. Number 56
1. Loraine Mulligan
2. Fis Nua
3. Sile DeValera
4. Kit Ahern Road in Ballybunion
5. Jobs, Budget, Public Sector, Health, New Politics
6. Fianna Fail
7. Nissan Tourag
8. Brian Hayes
9. Yes
10. Ivor Callely

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1. PaddyM - November 22, 2013

1. Presidential and referendums
2. 30% have to be female for public funding to be fully maintained
6. 1990 (after the Robinson presidential election victory)
8. Sean Walsh
10. Willie Penrose

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2. Joe - November 22, 2013

9. Sean Treacy. Was Aiseirghe, ended up in Labour. Don’t know if he started in Labour or if he was a councillor while in Aiseirghe.

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irishelectionliterature - November 22, 2013

Didn’t know he was in Aiseirghe. He wasn’t the answer I had in mind anyway. An obscure question though as am regularly flummoxed on a Thursday trying to write as non googleable a set of questions that I can 🙂

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