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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2011 election?

Cast your mind back…

ONE WEEK TO go in this election, but cast your mind back five years.

How well do you remember 2011’s election?

How many seats did Fine Gael take in the election?
74
76

78
80
How many seats did Fianna Fáil LOSE in the election?
51
53

55
57
How many TDs who had been full ministers lost their seats?
Two
Three

Four
Five
Which of these men got more first preference votes?
Michael Lowry
Shane Ross
Fine Gael claimed a seat in every constituency but one. Which one?
Dublin West
Dublin North-West

Dublin South-West
Dublin North
Fine Gael only lost three seats in the election. Which of these did NOT miss out?
Deirdre Clune
Michael D'Arcy

Tom Sheahan
Liam Twomey
How many people gave their first preference to Sinn Féin?
180,000
220,000

260,000
300,000
Which Fianna Fáil TD conceded defeat noting that it was in a "sports hall I helped to build"?
Frank Fahey
John O'Donoghue

Martin Mansergh
Dick Roche
The Green Party lost all of their seats. Only one, Mary White, was outside Dublin. Which constituency was she in?
Wexford
Kildare North

Carlow-Kilkenny
Longford-Westmeath
How many people voted in total?
2,220,359
2,075,063

2,178,896
2,144,233
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You're The Taoiseach!
Take your seal of office.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're The Tánaiste!
Close, but not the best.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're a minister!
A solid effort.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're a backbencher!
In the Dáil, but not the top table,
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're an also-ran
Probably won't get your deposit back.
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