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Ireland Country Quiz

Last updated: February 09, 2015
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Name in Irish
√Čire
Nickname that refers to the green countryside
Emerald Isle
Cloverleaf and national symbol
Shamrock
Celebration feast of the patron saint (17 March)
St. Patrick's Day
Capital and biggest city
Dublin
2nd biggest city
Cork
Part of the geographical Ireland that belongs to the UK
Northern Ireland
Flag colors
Green
White
Orange
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Currency before the introduction of the Euro
Irish Pound
Official Year of Independence (Anglo-Irish Treaty)
1921
Major Confession
Roman Catholic
Crop whose bad harvest caused the Great Famine in 1845
Potato
Playwright and author of "Pygmalion"
George Bernard Shaw
Writer of "Ulysses"
James Joyce
Actor of Lawrence of Arabia
Peter O'Toole
Most common surname
Murphy
Best-selling alcoholic drink (dry stout)
Guinness
Mischievous fairy that stores its gold at the end of a rainbow
Leprechaun
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level 47
Feb 9, 2015
I would like to add 'Emerald Isle' as a correct answer. Nice quiz altogether!
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level 69
Feb 9, 2015
Oh, thanks, I'll correct it!