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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 18°C
# 00s
QUIZ: How well do you remember the noughties?
Saipan, the Euro, those yellow pants…


Let's kick this off, Celtic Tiger-style. What year did Bertie Ahern wear THOSE pants at the G8 Summit?

The Euro was introduced into circulation in 2002. How much Euro did you get for £1 (one Irish punt)?
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Which of these people did NOT visit Ireland during the noughties?
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What year did Ireland NOT participate in the Eurovision (shocking, we know)?
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True or False? The 'holy hour' - the 60 minutes on a Sunday during which pubs had to close - officially ended during the '00s?
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The GAA allowed members of the British Army and the RUC/PSNI to play its sports following the abolition of which rule?
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Rule 21
Rule 42

British Rule
Rule 1
The Spire was officially opened on 21 January 2003. It is 120 metres high and 3 metres wide at its base. But how narrow is it at its highest point?
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How much was stolen from the headquarters of the Northern Bank in 2004?
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£26.5 million
£28 million

£30.5 million
£32 million
Which of these shows never featured a Damien Rice song?
The OC

One Tree Hill
Home and Away
When did this happen?
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When did Ireland hold its two referendums on the Treaty of Nice?
June 2001 and October 2002
June 2002 and October 2003

June 2000 and October 2001
We only had one referendum on Nice
Cian O'Connor won a gold medal at the Athens Olympic Games in 2004 but it was later stripped because of doping. What was the name of his horse?
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Mil Pearl
Waterford Crystal
How many leaders of Fine Gael were there during the '00s?
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When did Ryan Tubridy take over the Late Late Show?
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September 2008
January 2008

September 2009
It wasn't in the 00s
Where did this happen?
Sky News Screengrab
Stade de France
Croke Park

Lansdowne Road
Parc des Princes
Who said this in the Dáil: "Fuck you, Deputy Stagg. Fuck you."
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Willie O'Dea
Paul Gogarty

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Aengus Ó Snodaigh
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Michael Lowry
Who was right in Saipan?*
Mick McCarthy
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Roy Keane
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You are Bertie's Yellow Trousers!
You really need to brush up on your noughties.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You are Pat Kenny!
Know your current affairs, but pop culture catches you out.
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You are Bertie Ahern!
The 00s started well but you really began to wane near the end.
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You are David Beckham!
Nothing to complain about your 00s.
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You are Mark Zuckerberg!
You set up Facebook. And got everything correct.
Share your result:

*Don’t worry, this one doesn’t count in the scores. And that’s just my opinion (*ducks*)

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