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Quiz: How well do you know traditional (and not so traditional) Irish foods?

Know your coddle? This quiz won’t be a doddle.

Do you recognise this dish?
Do you recognise this dish?
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DO YOU KNOW your soda bread from your Irish stew? Since we’re all going to be holidaying in Ireland, under the orders of Dr Tony Holohan, we might all be sampling the food of our country a lot more. 

Gone are the days of sangria and chorizo in a small Spanish town. But that doesn’t mean going back to soup and sandwiches in a socially distanced bar in the middle of Ireland. There’s much more to Irish food that than dispiriting prospect. 

If that sounds like an enticing prospect, give this quiz a go:

In what province would your fried breakfast traditionally include potato farls?
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Ulster
Munster

Connacht
Leinster
In what city is Beamish brewed?
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Dublin
Cork

Belfast
Galway
In what county would you be eating a blaa?
Tyrone
Cork

Waterford
Wexford
"Any bowl with a bunch of potatoes and meat and bones in it, f***ing awesome." Which well-known TV food personality said this during a visit to Dublin?
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Gordon Ramsey
Marco Pierre White

Donal Skehan
Anthony Bourdain
Which one of these towns has an annual oyster festival?
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Cloughjordan
Clarenbridge

Cahir
Cappanageeragh
How many Michelin-starred restaurants are there in Ireland?
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40
22

21
18
What classic Irish dish is this?
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Boxty
Champ

Coddle
Colcannon
Davy Byrne's pub in Dublin is associated with what type of food?
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Gorgonzola sandwich
Cheese and ham toastie

Irish stew
Guinness and steak pie
What is this sweet treat called?
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Fifteens
Sixteens

Eighteens
Soda cake
What was the average volume of potatoes bought by Irish people in 2018?
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131kg
125kg

145kg
160kg
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top dog
Full marks. Well done!
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Clever cat
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Fintastic
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What are ewe doing?
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Turtely awful
A shell of a bad effort
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