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QUIZ: Who threatened whom with a wedgie? Test your knowledge of the week...

…In which there were Simpsons references in the Dáil and a final, final deadline for Irish Water registration

1. What insult did Mary Lou McDonald direct at Joan Burton in the Dáil?
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"You're a disgrace. You should be ashamed."
"Connolly and Larkin are turning in their graves."

"You're a worse leader than Eamon Gilmore."
"You’re an absolute disgrace. You’re a wimp."
2. When is the actual, actual 'drop dead' date for Irish Water registration?
23 May
30 June

6 July
Whenever's grand, really
3. Which TDs were reported to gardaí for missing the deadline to declare the financial donations they received last year?
Tom Hayes and Richard Boyd Barrett
Mattie McGrath and Ruth Coppinger

Clare Daly and Peadar Tóibín
Enda Kenny and Joan Burton
4. Who does Finian McGrath think is 'after' him?
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Enda Kenny
The tobacco industry

Shane Ross
The gun lobby
5. What did Niall Collins ask Frances Fitzgerald to do to see how bad crime and anti-social behaviour is?
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To visit Mountjoy
To take a walk with him through Dublin city centre

To take the Luas to work every day for a week
6. Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigned from the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party. Who is he?

7. What music video did the Liberal Democrats release a TERRIBLE version of?
Bad Romance
Uptown Funk

8. Which Simpsons character did Paul Murphy compare Alan Kelly to?
Jimbo Jones
Nelson Muntz

Mr Burns
9. What piece of slang did Senator Ronan Mullen explain to us?

Braux pas
10. Which political parties did Geraldine Kennedy say were "great" at complaining about the Irish Times when she was its editor?
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael
Fianna Fáil and the PDs

Fine Gael and Labour
Sinn Féin and the Greens
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
You're Joan Burton
Despite what people make of Labour, you're the most popular party leader - according to the latest opinion poll. Eamon Gilmore is proud of you.
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You scored out of !
You're Enda Kenny
There have been a LOT of bumps along the way, but you're the second most popular party leader, according to the latest opinion poll.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're Gerry Adams
You're the third most popular party leader in the country, according to the latest opinion poll - but you're not far behind Joan and Enda.
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You're Micheál Martin
You're the least popular party leader in the country, according to the latest opinion poll. Can you turn things around before the general election?
Share your result:

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