This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 14 °C Saturday 20 July, 2019
Advertisement

Quiz: It's been a rollercoaster of a political week - but how much do you remember?

Test yourself.

WITH THE LOCAL and European elections finally over (Ireland South’s recount aside), we wanted to see if you were paying attention to what went on this election season. 

European election candidate Ben Gilroy garnered a lot of attention for his campaign video which featured him smashing through plaster walls with a hurley. What did Gilroy NOT promise to get rid of if elected?
Ben Gilroy
RTÉ
State corruption

Cyclists
Constitution violations
Staying on the campaign trail. MEP for Midlands Northwest Maria Walsh ran a 90s nostalgia style online video, facing some criticism for it. What did Walsh say she remembered from the 90s?
Maria Walsh/Twitter
Pay phones
Preparations for Y2K

Fruit Salads
The election of John Bruton as Taoiseach.
What is the age of Ireland's oldest councillor Ian McGarvey? He retained his seat on Donegal County Council last weekend.
91
89

82
86
How many members of the Healy-Rae family were elected to Kerry County Council?
JackieHealyRae/Twitter
3
8

5
1
Which newly elected Dublin MEP jokingly said this to reporters in the RDS: “We’ve seen a big swing over the weekend – well, we’ve seen many swings over the weekend, and swings can be dangerous things…”?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
Ciarán Cuffe
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
Clare Daly

Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA Images
Barry Andrews
Brian Lawless/PA Wire/PA Images
France Fitzgerald
Independent Cllr Mannix Flynn compared what political group and its supporters to the “Taliban or Isis” for their behaviour in the RDS?
Fianna Fáil
Fine Gael

People Before Profit
Sinn Féin
In the case of the European elections and divorce referendum, how much did the ballot papers cost the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government?
Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie
€350,000
€500,000

€250,000
€800,000
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy was swarmed when he arrived at RDS last weekend, but by who?
Tom Honan/PA Wire/PA Images
Fans
Protestors

Bees
His roommates
Which electorate voted to have a directly-elected mayor in its city?
PA Images
Waterford
Limerick

Dublin
Cork
A full recount has been ordered for the Ireland South constituency. How many votes separate the Green Party’s Grace O’Sullivan and Sinn Féin’s Liadh Ní Riadha after the 18th count?
Rollingnews.ie
423
327

52
279
Answer all the questions to see your result!
Shutterstock
You scored out of !
Top Dog!
Spot on
Share your result:
Shutterstock
You scored out of !
Clever Cat!
Almost purrfect
Share your result:
Shutterstock
You scored out of !
Fintastic!
Flippin' good!
Share your result:
Shutterstock
You scored out of !
What are ewe doing!?
Baaaa here, bleat it out
Share your result:
Shutterstock
You scored out of !
Turtley Awful!
A shell of a bad effort
Share your result:

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Adam Daly

Read next:

COMMENTS (17)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel