What is your Irish quotient (IQ)?
Here is your chance to prove you know it all.
Award yourself two points for every correct answer.
Get 34-40 You are an expert!
20-34 So so Irish man or woman
0-20 Sure you’re not English?
Who is the current President of Ireland?
Michael D. Higgins
How many provinces are there in Ireland?
Which of the following is an Irish citizen?
Daniel Day Lewis
Who is the only member of U2 who was raised Catholic?
Who founded Trinity College Dublin?
Queen Elizabeth I
In Irish history, who was known as the “Big Fella”?
Eamon de Valera
What Irish playwright wrote “Juno and the Paycock”?
What is one of the daughters of Bertie Ahern, the former Irish Prime Minister, famous for?
Being a European figure skater.
Being arrested for possession of crack cocaine.
Being a hugely successful author.
Legend has it that St. Patrick drove what from Ireland?
In Ireland, if you were to eat “black pudding” what would you be eating?
A dark chocolate flavored dessert
Congealed pig’s blood sausage
A beef flavored dish
In Ireland, what’s a “hot press”?
A type of tool blacksmiths use in making horse shoes
A boiler that is generally used to dry and store clothes
A sexual position especially popular in steam rooms in the Aran Islands.
Which of the following term in Ireland is NOT used to describe being drunk?
Three sheets to the wind
Which of the following is the oldest political party in Ireland?
What’s the largest county in Ireland?
Who was Michael Flatley’s co-star in Riverdance?
Barack Obama can apparently trace his Irish roots to County Offaly. What Irish county did Ronald Reagan have family roots?
What’s the second largest city in Ireland?
What are Uileann Pipes?
A major reservoir in County Cavan
An Irish musical instrument similar to Scottish bagpipes
A small seaside town in County Sligo
Where did Yeats famously say he would “arise and go now...?”
To Ballymore Eustace
What’s the most southern city in Ireland?
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Originally published in 2013.