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Quiz: How well do you know your classic Irish Mammies?

‘They were a bit obsessed with the old… S-E-X’

IT’S MOTHER’S DAY tomorrow in case you didn’t remember.

Test your knowledge of some well-known and fictional Irish Mammies, and the quintessential characteristics that make them great. 

Brenda Fricker won the Oscar for her portrayal of writer Christy Brown's mother in My Left Foot, but was her character's name? (It's not Mammy)
Christine Brown
Nancy Brown

Bridget Brown
Quarantina Brown
Baz Ashmawy put his 70-year-old mother through hell on 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy. What year were we first introduced to Nancy on the Emmy Award-winning show?
2017
2016

2015
2014
Who did Philomena Lynott, the mother of late Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott, criticise for using The Boys Are Back in Town during their 2008 US presidential primary campaign?
Mitt Romney
John McCain

Rudy Giuliani
Hillary Clinton
Anjelica Huston plays the titular role of Agnes Brown in the 1999 film based on Brendan O'Carroll's book The Mammy. Who helps her pay off the loan shark Mr Billy?
Engelbert Humperdinck
Cliff Richard

Tom Jones
Bono
Why did Brendan O'Carroll first start playing his character Agnes Brown in Mrs Brown's Boys?
He wrote the part for himself
The actress he hired never showed up

Everyone told him he had great legs
What character?
In The Snapper, what does Kay Curley say was the “best contraceptive ever invented”?
Condoms
Children

Dessie’s coat
Prayer
Mrs Doyle, while technically not a mother, personifies the qualities that make a real Irish Mammy. What Father Ted quote is NOT hers?
Sure didn't our Lord himself on the cross pause for a nice cup of tea before giving himself up for the world?
They were a bit obsessed with the old... S-E-X

If you sit on a cold step, you’ll get a kidney infection
You will, you will, you will
What is this?
A kitchen utensil
The fear of God
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Top Dog!
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Clever Cat!
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Fintastic!
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What are ewe doing!?
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Turtley Awful!
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