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QUIZ: How well do you remember Ireland in 1995?

It was really sunny, remember?

A referendum was held in November 1995 on whether to allow divorce in Ireland. The Yes side won - but by how many votes?
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9,114
109,865

46
56,526
On 15 February, Ireland were 1-0 up against England when a game at Lansdowne Road had to be abandoned because of riots. Who had scored the goal?
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Steve Staunton
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John Sheridan

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Niall Quinn
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David Kelly
True or False? A ban on the sale of Playboy was lifted in Ireland during 1995.
True
False
The summer of 1995 is still the warmest on record. The highest temperature was recorded in Kilkenny. What was it?
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29.8°C
28.9°c

30.8°C
28.5°C
Which of these high-profile people did NOT visit Ireland during 1995?
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Prince Charles
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Mother Teresa

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FW De Klerk
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Bill Clinton
The 1995 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Ireland. This band won - but for which country?
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Ireland
Norway

Germany
Israel
Marian Keyes published her first book in 1995. What was it called?
Watermelon
Rachel's Holiday

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Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married
Long-serving TD Brian Lenihan died on 1 November 1995. What party was he a member of?
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Fine Gael
Fianna Fáil

Labour
Sinn Féin
Clare's Senior Hurling team won the All-Ireland Championship for the first time since 1914. Who was their manager at the time?
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Jimmy Barry-Murphy
Brian Cody

Davy Fitzgerald
Ger Loughnane
Meanwhile, Dublin won the All-Ireland Football Championship. Who captained the side?
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Paul Bealin
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John O'Leary

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Charlie Redmond
Jason Sherlock
All of these songs were number one hits in Ireland during 1995. Who held on to the top spot for the longest?
Back for Good, Take That
Think Twice, Celine Dion

Country House, Blur
Father and Son, Boyzone
What parties made up the Rainbow Coalition?
Fine Gael, Labour and the Democratic Left
Fine Gael, Labour and the PDs

Fine Gael, Labour and the Green Party
Fine Gael, Labour and the Workers' Party
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Mary Robinson
You are Mary Robinson... the highest Mary in all the land.
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Jack Charlton
You are Jack Charlton... at the end of your days with Ireland but a legend forever.
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Michael Flatley
You are Michael Flatley. It wasn't quite the rollercoaster of 1994 but life is still pretty good.
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Ray D'arcy
You are Ray D'arcy. Your time on Blackboard Jungle has kept that memory in good knick.
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Dougal
You are Dougal. You don't remember much, not even the blue jumper.
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