As the hot political topic in the news as I write is how to solve the Irish border issue at B****t (you probably don’t want to hear that word again!), the theme for the quiz this time is Ireland (or more specifically the island of Ireland).

  1. Q. Which English World Cup winner managed the Republic of Ireland football team from 1986-96?
  2. Q. Sir George Ivan Morrison is better known as whom?
  3. Q. What is the claim to fame of Carrauntoohil?
  4. Q. Which Dublin-born author wrote “Man and Superman”?
  5. Q. What is the name of the stadium that is the home of the Gaelic Athletic Association and is the third largest stadium in Europe?
  6. Q. In what year did the Republic of Ireland join the EEC (as it was then)?
  7. Q. What is the name of the Belfast shipyard where the Titanic was built?
  8. Q. Which Irish poet won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995?
  9. Q. What kind of structure is Carrick-a-Rede?
  10. Q. …and finally, which prestigious international competition did the Republic of Ireland win for 3 successive years in 1992-4 and 7 times in all?

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