GLOBE quizmaster Peter Grant presents his St Patrick's Day Fun Quiz.

1) In which county would you find the Devil's Causeway?

  • a) Antrim
  • b) Cork
  • c) Armagh

2) What is a leprechaun's job?

  • a) Carpenter
  • b) Cobbler
  • c) Tailor

3) Where was Terry Wogan born?

  • a) Dublin
  • b) Galway
  • c) Limerick

4) What does a Blarney Stone give you when you kiss it?

  • a) a windfall of money
  • b) a talent for music
  • c) a gift of the gab

5) Where do the three exiled Irish priests live in Father Ted?

  • a) Craggy Island
  • b) Rugged Island
  • b) Crooked Island

6) Which major US star had a hit with the song When Irish Eyes Are Smiling in 1939?

  • a) Dean Martin
  • b) Bing Crosby
  • c) Perry Como

7) How many times did Johnny Logan win the Eurovision Song Contest?

  • a) Once
  • b) Twice
  • c) Three

8) What is a Shillelagh?

  • a) a walking stick
  • b) a pocket watch
  • c) a lucky flower

9) What is the current slogan for the Irish Tourist Board?

  • a) Leap into Ireland
  • b) Jump into Ireland
  • c) Dance into Ireland.

10) Which of the following writers was not Irish?

  • a) W B Yeats
  • b) Oscar Wilde
  • c) T S Elliott

11) What is the name of Ken Dodd's Irish Diddyman?

  • a) Dicky Mint
  • b) Mick the Marmalizer
  • c) Nigel Ponsonby-Smallpiece

12) Where does Irish comedian Jimmy Cricket have the words left and right printed?

  • a) On his glasses
  • b) On his gloves
  • c) On his wellies


1)a, 2)b, 3)c, 4)c, 5)a, 6)b, 7)b, 8)a, 9)b, 10)c, 11)b, 12)c.


1-4: You need an Irish history lesson... to be sure

5-8: Top of the morning to you - nice try.

9-12: Pure Genius - pour yourself a Guinness.