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QUIZ: What burn did Shatter dish out to Varadkar? Test your knowledge of the week…

In which a Fine Gael TD paid back money for calls to Kenya and we heard the Taoiseach is performing at a music festival (well, sort of).

1. Enda Kenny said he's worth his salary, but how much does he earn per week?
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€800 plus commission for every time he says "Fianna Fáil wrecked this country"
2. How much, in total, has Michelle Mulherin paid back to the Oireachtas after making over 100 calls to Kenya from her phone in Leinster House?
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3. Protesters gathered outside Fine Gael TD Ray Butler's house this week. Which one is he?

4. What did Senator Thomas Byrne say courts can't cope with?
The number of burglaries in rural areas
The number of home repossessions

The number of water protesters being arrested
The number of rural Garda stations that have closed
5. Where was Eamon Ryan's bike stolen from?
Leinster House
The Green Party's headquarters

His house
The Phoenix Park
6. What dig did Alan Shatter level at Fine Gael colleague Leo Varadkar?
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“I wish he would stop saying exactly what's on his mind.”
“I wish he would actually address the issue of delayed discharges.”

“I wish he would stop pretending that he is presenting some new crusade.”
“I wish he was a little bit taller, I wish he was a baller.”
7. What type of biscuits did economist David McWilliams buy for a late-night visit from then finance minister Brian Lenihan in 2008?
Rich Tea

Fig Rolls
8. Which US festival will Enda Kenny be speaking at next month?
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Noise Pop

Kid Rock's Chillin' the Most Cruise (yes, this is a thing)
9. Dublin City Council found that two People Before Profit councillors didn't break any rules by printing anti-water charge leaflets at the expense of the council. How many did they print?
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10. What colour did junior minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin think *that* dress was?
White and gold
Blue and black

Pink with a hint of shamrock green
Labour red
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Joan Burton
As far as Labour goes, you're in charge. Thanks for taking the time to do our quiz, we're sure you're really busy at the party's Ard Fheis.
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Alan Kelly
Your knowledge means you're Labour's second-in-command. Just don't mention water charges...
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Brendan Howlin
It's not just Michael Noonan who controls the country's purse strings. You're Labour's go-to money man.
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Alex White
You came close to being the party leader last year, but Burton has bested you once again.
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Jan O'Sullivan
The questions didn't suit you, did they? Hope you can avoid another teachers' strike.
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