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Quiz: How much do you know about Limerick?

Test your knowledege.

Image: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

LIMERICK ARE ALL-IRELAND senior hurling champions.

The Shannonsiders demolished Cork last Sunday in Croke Park, securing the Liam MacCarthy cup for the 10th time.

Let’s test your knowledge of the city and county.

Which province is Limerick in?
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Connaught
Munster

The city is classed as being in Connaught, and the county in Munster.
Ulster
This is the second time I've included a question about Limerick ham in a quiz. What is it smoked with?
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Juniper branches
Acorns

Mutton fat
You'd usually mix it with some tobacco
The Limerick Soviet was one of at least a dozen soviets Ireland has witnessed in various shapes and forms. How long did Limerick's last?
An hour
Two weeks

Two months
It's still technically in existence today
Where would you buy tackies?
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The chemist
The undertaker

It's not really something you can buy, is it?
The shoe shop
Limerick is known as the Treaty City and this stone is the Treaty Stone. In what year was the treaty in question signed?
1691
1798

1921
1969
It's often claimed that Irish coffee was invented in Limerick during The Emergency. Where was it served?
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Dolan's
The flying boat terminal

On the streets of Limerick city (it was available for free to residents as a way of keeping warm during the very cold winter of '42)
The Limerick Ham Factory
What is the rhyming scheme of a Limerick?
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ABABCCCA
AABBA

BBAACBB
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHH!!!!!
Noni is a frequent guest on Today FM's Dermot and Dave Show. What does she sell?
Chocolate
Chawwwklit

Giant pieces of Limerick ham
Very, very small pieces of Limerick ham, so small you can barely even see them
Michael D Higgins was born in Limerick.
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True
False
Where would you find Ireland's largest stone circle?
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The east wall of King John's castle cuts through it
In the visitor centre of UL

It was destroyed to build Thomond Park
Lough Gur
A mural of which Limerick native would find on the wall of Saint John’s pavilion?
Google Maps
JP McManus
Terry Wogan

Doda Reddan
Paul O'Connell
Which of these musicians is not from Limerick?
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Dolores O'Riordan
Blindboy Boatclub

Aphex Twin
Luke Kelly
What was the final score in Limerick's win over Cork last weekend?
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3-32 - 0-00
4-01 - 3-11

0-32 - 0-11
3-32 - 1-22
And if the author of the quiz was able to choose who would win the All Ireland hurling final, which team would he pick?
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Waterford
Kilkenny

Cork
Tipperary
Finally, a boy the...
ham.
kid.

son.
Shannon.
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
You are Terry Wogan
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You scored out of !
You are Paul O'Connell
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You scored out of !
You are Willie O'Dea
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You scored out of !
You are the Treaty Stone
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You scored out of !
You are a piece of Limerick ham
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