#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 8°C Sunday 25 October 2020
Advertisement

QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish weather?

It’s been another wet and dull week.

IT’S BEEN OVER a week since Storm Ellen battered the country, but the wet and dull weather has rumbled on this week. 

With that in mind, and as Irish people love to talk about the weather, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test.  

Let’s see how well you know Irish weather. 

During what storm did Teresa Mannion say “Don’t take risks on treacherous roads” live on air?
YouTube
Ali
Ophelia

Darwin
Desmond
What year was Ireland’s worst winter on record?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
1947/48
1971/72

1962/63
1889/90
How many Status Red warnings has Met Éireann issued so far this year?
RollingNews.ie
0
1

2
3
What's the highest air temperature ever recorded in Ireland (at Kilkenny Castle on 26 June 1887)?
yykkaa/Shutterstock
32.2 degrees
33.3 degrees

34.4 degrees
35.5 degrees
What's the lowest air temperature ever recorded in Ireland (at Markree Castle, Co Sligo on 16 January 1881)?
GIGASHOTS/Shutterstock
-19.1 degrees
-2.3 degees

-26.4 degrees
-10.7 degrees
What year did Evelyn Cusack become Met Éireann's head of forecasting?
Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie
2015
2016

2017
2018
May 2020 was the sunniest month on record in Ireland.
Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews.ie
True
False
What year did Labour's Joan Burton fall out of a canoe while visiting flood victims of Storm Frank in Kilkenny?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
2013
2014

2015
2016
The Night of the Big Wind was the most devastating storm ever recorded in Ireland. What year did it hit?
Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie
1839
1939

1972
1818
How many times did Ireland see a white Christmas between 1964 and 2010?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
26
9

4
0
And finally... A Lidl was damaged by a digger during Storm Emma. Where in Dublin was that Lidl located?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
Clondalkin
Tallaght

Blanchardstown
Dundrum
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Top Dog
Pawsitively perfect
Share your result:
You scored out of !
Clever Cat!
Almost purrfect
Share your result:
You scored out of !
Fintastic
Flippin' good
Share your result:
You scored out of !
What are ewe doing?!
Baaaaaaad.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
Turtley Awful!
Shell of a bad effort.
Share your result:

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support us now

Read next:

COMMENTS (36)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel