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The CLR Political Quiz ………….. Number 64 January 31, 2014

Posted by irishelectionliterature in CLR Political Quiz.

1. In 1969 which Fianna Fail TD declared that the Labour Party had been taken over by a bunch of “Left Wing political queers from Trinity College and Telifis Eireann”?
2. Which two candidates in the forthcoming Local Elections set up an organisation “People Before Parties” ?
3. In 1978 which TD was expelled from the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party for voting against the Party Whip and abusive behaviour to Nurses protesting at the Dail ?
4. Ted Nealon passed away this week. How many ‘Nealon’s Guides’ were published?
5. Which of the following ran a Dress Design Business prior to becoming a TD, Alice Glenn, Cecilia Keaveney or Liz O’Donnell?
6. In the run up to the 1981 General Election which Minster promised aside from the Airport, an International Sports Complex for the Knock area?
7. What year was Phil Hogan first elected to Kilkenny County Council ?
8. How many of the Sinn Fein candidates elected to Dublin City Council in 2009 have gone on to be TDs?
9. Were Brian Hayes to win a European Seat there will be a by-election in Dublin South West. When was the last By-Election there and who won the seat?
10.Who is this?

Answers to The CLR Political Quiz ….Number 63 …’Minority’ Sports Special
1. Bernard Allen
2. Sean Ryan
3. Alan Shatter
4. Batt O’Keefe
5. John Pius Boland
6. GV Wright
7. John Hume
8. Bernard Allen
9. Sean Sherlock
10. Eamon Coughlan


1. PaddyM - January 31, 2014

1. Mícheál Ó Móráin
3. Hugh Byrne (FG)
5. Alice Glenn
10. John Ellis


2. PaddyM - January 31, 2014

8. One (Dessie Ellis)
9. Brendan Halligan (Labour) in 1976 – but it was a very different Dublin South West (Ballyfermot rather than Tallaght).


3. ar scáth a chéile - February 1, 2014

10. David Andrews


4. ar scáth a chéile - February 1, 2014

…at least it looks like him with the beer goggles on..


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