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QUIZ: Who said Greece needed Brian Cowen's steady hand? Test your knowledge of the week...

… in which there were more Nama revelations and Bertie went before the banking inquiry…

1. Children's Minister James Reilly won a defamation action against which newspaper this week?
Irish Independent
Irish Mail on Sunday

Irish Daily Mail
The Irish Times
2. Which of these Fine Gael TDs announced he would be stepping down at the next general election?
Frank Feighan
Ray Butler

Eoghan Murphy
Paul Kehoe
3. This Fianna Fáil senator said the Greek people needed the “steady hand” of Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan. Who is he?
Ned O'Sullivan
Terry Leyden

Thomas Byrne
Darragh O'Brien
4. What colour have the Social Democrats adopted?

5. In the Dáil this week, independent TD Mick Wallace claimed what was paid to a Nama official?
€25,000 in a bag
€15,000 in a bag

€20,000 in a bag
€10,000 in a bag
6. Anne Ferris officially rejoined the Labour parliamentary party this week. But what constituency is she a TD for?
Dublin North-West

Wicklow-East Carlow
Meath East
7. Bertie Ahern appeared before the banking inquiry this week. When was he minister for finance?
Between 1991 and 1994
Between 1987 and 1990

Between 1993 and 1994
Between 1992 and 1994
8. What did Tánaiste Joan Burton describe the Social Democrats as this week?

A new Troika
A lot like Labour
9. Less than half of Irish Water customers have paid their bills. The government said it was...
Very happy with this
Not very happy with this
10. Wisconsin governor Scott Walker entered the race for the Republican presidential nomination in the US this week. How many candidates are there currently in the field?

Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
James Reilly
You won a defamation action against a national newspaper
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You scored out of !
Bertie Ahern
A solid and unapologetic performance at the banking inquiry
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You scored out of !
The government in the Seanad
You lost two votes and it's not looking good in the months ahead
Share your result:
You scored out of !
Rowdy TDs
Y'all proved why it's a good thing the Dáil is in recess until September.
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You scored out of !
Angela Merkel
You made a Palestinian girl cry
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