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

Test yourself.
Jun 1st 2019, 8:30 PM 26,805 17

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?
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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…”?
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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?
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€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!
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Almost purrfect
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Flippin' good!
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What are ewe doing!?
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Baaaa here, bleat it out
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Turtley Awful!
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A shell of a bad effort
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