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Quiz: How well do you know our new batch of TDs?

Test yourself (quickly, before another election is called).

AFTER A LAST weekend’s vote we now know who’ll be making up the 160 TDs in the 33rd Dáil. 

Among the new cohort are plenty of new faces – some are experienced politicians, while others are closer to political novices. 

Test your knowledge of the new TDs who’ll be walking the corridors of Leinster House soon enough. 

Fianna Fáil's James O'Connor made history winning a seat in Cork East, but why?
He's the youngest member of the 33rd Dáil
He's the oldest member of the 33rd Dáil

He's the youngest candidate to secure the most first-preference votes
He wasn't running in Cork East
Elected as an Independent for Clare, Michael McNamara was expelled from what party in 2015 after voting against them?
Fianna Fáil
The Labour Party

Fine Gael
The Irish Simpsons Fans (ISF) Party
Fianna Fáíl's Cathal Crowe, elected in Clare, was the first person to lead the boycott against WHAT?
Water charges
Commemorations for the Royal Irish Constabulary

Commemorations for Charles Trevelyan
Commemorations for David Lloyd George
The Social Democrat's Holly Cairns, elected alongside her partner and Fianna Fáil candidate Christopher O’Sullivan, is Cork's only WHAT?
TD
Sitting councillor to be elected

Female TD
Hope
Sinn Féin’s Patricia Ryan earned notoriety on the campaign for being on holiday for a period of it. But where did she go?
Albufeira, Portugal
Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Caracas, Venezuela
Waterloo, Belgium
First-time candidate Alan Dillon won one of Fine Gael's two seats in Mayo last weekend, but what was he best known for before that?
His role in Fair City
His two GAA All-Star awards

His All Ireland win
His hat collection
Sinn Féin's Paul Donnelly was elected on the first count in Leo Varadkar’s constituency, while the Taoiseach had to wait until what count to be deemed elected?
Second
Fifth

Seventh
Tenth
The Green Party's Francis Noel Duffy won a seat in Dublin South West. Who is he the husband of?
Regina Doherty (FG)
Catherine Martin (GP)

Mary Lou McDonald (SF)
Róisín Shortall (SD)
Sinn Féin's Denise Mitchell was the candidate who received biggest first-preference candidate. How many votes did she get in Dublin Bay North?
20,569
21,344

18,717
21,044
What did Independent TD Cathal Berry do for a living before his election last weekend?
Deputy commander within the Defence Forces
Chief of Staff for Paypal

Ministerial assistant
CEO of Ireland's largest updog distributor
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