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QUIZ: What does Eamon Dunphy really think of Ireland? Test your knowledge of the week...

In which a TD was arrested, Eamon Dunphy got schooled by a minister and Labour suffered more internal woes…

1. Socialist TD Paul Murphy was arrested over the Jobstown protests this week. Where did gardaí bring him for questioning?

Pearse Street
2. Simon Harris and Eamon Dunphy had a right old ding-dong on the telly this week. But when Harris said that Dunphy had once described Ireland as “a dump” what did the RTÉ soccer analyst claim he had actually said?
That Ireland was full of spoofers and chancers
That Ireland was a kip

That Ireland was a good country, but not a great country
That Ireland was a hole
3. Which party did Eamon Ryan rule out as a coalition partner for the Green Party this week?
Sinn Féin
Fine Gael

None of them
4. Martin McGuinness claimed this week that he was informed of a dissident plot to take him out with what?
A car bomb
An AK-47

A parcel bomb
A rocket launcher
5. Clare Daly said that Fine Gael and Labour TDs would vote down her fatal foetal abnormalities bill like what?
Spineless fools

Nodding donkeys
6. Labour lost Anne Ferris over its opposition to Clare Daly's bill but how many of the party's TDs missed the vote?

7. Alan Shatter said he plans to run for re-election this week. But what is his current constituency?
Dublin South-East
Dublin South

Dublin South-Central
Dublin South-West
8. Ruth Coppinger was accused of referring to gardaí as what this week?

Nodding donkeys
9. Former minister Pat Carey gave a courageous interview about his sexuality this week. But what was his former constituency?
Cork East
Kerry South

Dublin North-West
Galway West
10. By Friday morning, how many people in total had been arrested over the Jobstown protest?

Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You're Enda Kenny
Fine Gael leader for 13 years and you saw off a heave to become Taoiseach. Good hustle.
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You scored out of !
You're Garret FitzGerald
You led your party through most of the 80s and served as Taoiseach not once but twice. Garret the Good.
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You scored out of !
John Bruton
You served as Taoiseach but couldn't win a second term despite a growing economy. Hard luck.
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You scored out of !
You're Alan Dukes
You were Fine Gael leader for three years in the late 80s but no one really remembers any of that. Soz Al.
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You scored out of !
You're Michael Noonan
You led the party to electoral ruin in 2002. Not your finest hour.
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About the author:

Hugh O'Connell

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