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# the filums
Quiz: How well do you remember the decade that was in... Irish film?
Irish stars and studios were wowing audiences and winning accolades this decade.

IT REALLY HAS been a terrific decade in Irish film.

Irish actors are well represented on the big and small screen, Irish filmmakers are renowned, and Irish studios continue to punch above their weight.

But how well do you remember the films that hit our screens over the past 10 years, and the people who were in them?

Test yourself here…

What was the name of Brendan Gleeson's character in 2011 film The Guard?
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Gerry Boyle
Johnny Doyle

Eamon Fagan
Liam McBride
Who was chasing a big papier-mâché head-wearing Michael Fassbender in 2014 film Frank?
Jack Reynor
Cillian Murphy

Moe Dunford
Domhnall Gleeson
Room (2016) won four Oscar nominations, including for best director. What's the director's name?
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Martin McDonagh
Jim Sheridan

Lenny Abrahamson
John Michael McDonagh
What do Conor and Jock set off to discover that triggers a series of events in The Young Offenders?
Two AK-47s that have been used in a murder
A bale of cocaine missing from a €7 million drugs seizure

A mythical stash of cannabis in Kinsale
Conor's absent father's 1970 Ford Mustang
What's the bizarre premise of the 2015 film The Lobster?
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You must look identical to your partner or face execution within 45 days
Married couples must face a gruelling set of menial tasks together to see if they can stand each other after 45 days

Single people must find a partner in 45 days or they'll be turned into animals
Single people must eat a lobster a day for 45 days or risk becoming one themselves
How many Cartoon Saloon films were nominated for best animated feature at the Oscars in this decade?
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Who starred opposite Emmet Kirwan as Gemma in 2018 film Dublin Oldschool?
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Sarah Greene
Charlie Murphy

Ruth Negga
Seána Kerslake
Which of these was Saoirse Ronan NOT nominated for Best Actress at the Oscars for?
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The Grand Budapest Hotel

What's the name of the Irish company that co-produced 2018's The Favourite?
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Scarlet Films
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Screen Ireland
Working Title Films
Which of these didn't appear in 2014 film Calvary?
Chris O'Dowd
Pat Shortt

Dylan Moran
Tommy Tiernan
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Top dog
Full marks!
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Clever Cat
Almost purrfect
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Good job
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What are ewe doing!?
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Turtley awful
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