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Quiz: How well do you know these landmark Irish buildings?

Test your knowledge of Ireland’s most famous buildings.
Oct 14th 2018, 9:01 PM 53,227 14

THIS WEEKEND, SOME of Dublin’s finest structures are opening their doors as part of the Open House festival.

The annual event showcases some of the outstanding architecture around the capital, which members of the public don’t usually get to see.

Of course, Ireland has no shortage of great buildings, some of which are older than the concept of Irishness itself.

But how much do you know about them? Can you tell the Iveagh House from the Iveagh Trust? Put your knowledge to the test in our quiz below.

First up, what building is this?
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Broadstone Bus Depot
Connolly Station
Busáras
Kent Station
This is the tallest building in the Republic of Ireland. What is it?
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Liberty Hall
Elysian Tower
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Riverpoint
Which of these buildings isn't owned by the Office of Public Works?
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Áras an Uachtaráin
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The Casino at Marino
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Kilmainham Gaol
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Kylemore Abbey
What castle is this?
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Dublin Castle
King John's Castle, Limerick
Kilkenny Castle
Cahir Castle, Tipperary
One of Ireland's more unusual-looking famous buildings, The Wonderful Barn was built in 1743. What county is it in?
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Kildare
Sligo
Donegal
Waterford
On which solstice does Newgrange become illuminated?
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Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
In what year did the new Criminal Courts of Justice open?
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2008
2009
2010
2011
Which Dublin hotel provides the setting for the 'Sirens' episode of James Joyce's 'Ulysses'?
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The Ormond Hotel
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Lynam's Hotel
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The Shelbourne Hotel
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The Gresham Hotel
The Cathedral of St Nicholas is in which Irish city?
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Galway
Waterford
Cork
Kilkenny
And finally, which of these buildings has NOT hosted a meeting of the Dáil?
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The National Concert Hall
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The Mansion House
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Parliament House
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Leinster House
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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What were ewe doing!?!
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Clever Cat
Almost purrrfect
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Top Dog
Pawsitively brilliant
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Fintastic
A fish out of water
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