Moycullen Heritage Quiz 13

8 June 2020

Hazel Morrison

Answers will be posted here on Friday, 12 June 2020.

  1. Major Samuel Perry, formerly of Moycullen House, had a sister who was the first woman in Europe to do what?
  2. Where in Moycullen would you find Hangman’s Hill?
  3. David Davies OBE, retired BBC TV host and former Executive Director of the English Football Association (FA) had a Moycullen born mother, what was her name?
  4. What is a leacht?
  5. How many townlands can you name (there are 18!) that are in the Civil parish of Moycullen but not in the Catholic parish of Moycullen?
  6. During a royal visit in 1903, which King and Queen took the Midland & Great Western railway train through Moycullen?
  7. Where is Leinster Hole in Moycullen?
  8. What once familiar face in Moycullen walked into London’s Tate Gallery with his friend and casually walked out having stolen one of its most famous paintings?
  9. Set in the townland of Portarra, this tale of penal times, published in 1867, and titled Shemus Dhu – The Black Pedlar of Galway, was written by whom?
  10. Local folklore tradition says, you should do what, if you see the Cóiste Bodhar?

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