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Quiz: How much do you know about 1991?

It really was 25 years ago.

IT WAS A simpler time, but how much can you remember about 25 years ago?

The year opened with Limerick celebrating how long since the signing of the Treaty of Limerick?
250
300

350
400
The government allowed US aircraft refuel at Shannon causing controversy. Where were they headed?
Turkey
Iran

Iraq
Afghanistan
The Provisional IRA launched mortars at which London landmark?
Big Ben
Buckingham Palace

10 Downing Street
Trafalgar Square
Greencore was established to privatise which industry?
Oil
Sugar

Transport
Health
Who won the All-Ireland football final?
Down
Meath
Which Roddy Doyle novel was released in 1991?
The Snapper
The Commitments

The Van
Paddy Clarke, Ha Ha Ha
Mary Robinson defied Taoiseach Charles Haughey and met with who?
Nelson Mandela
The Dalai Lama

George Bush
Queen Elizabeth II
The Birmingham Six were released in what month?
January
February

March
April
Charles Haughey survived a no-confidence motion as Taoiseach, but who was forced to resign over the motion?
Albert Reynolds
Bertie Ahern

Sean Power
Jim McDaid
Eddie Jordan's Formula One team entered the fray. What colour is most closely associated with their cars?
Red
Blue

Yellow
Green
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You're Anne Enright!
Her short story collection The Portable Virgin won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature.
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You scored out of !
You're Sean Kelly!
A big win at the Giro di Lombardia, but a disaster at the Tour de France made 91 a mixed year.
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You scored out of !
You're Eddie Jordan!
The team launched, but had a string of retirements and poor finishes.
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You scored out of !
You're Jim McDaid!
Forced to resign as Defence Minister after attending an IRA funeral in 1991.
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