Moycullen Heritage Quiz 17

6 July 2020

Mark McNally & Tara deRenzy, Hazel Morrison, Mary Ann Feeney, Walter McDonagh, Tim Griffin

This will be our final quiz of the ‘Covid-19 Lockdown series’.  We hope they have kept your mind active during social distancing and that you have learned so many new facts about the people and places around our area.  Answers will be posted here on Friday, 10 July 2020.

  1. What have Slashwall Park, Shangrange and Gale House Plot got in common?
  2. In which Moycullen townland is ‘Gort Gearr’?
  3. It was considered lucky to move into a new house on a Friday. The first Friday of which month was it considered particularly lucky?
  4. What was the purpose of Cloch Sgoilte (the split stone) located in the townland of Ballinahallia?
  5. Why was October 28th (or the last Sunday in October) an important date in the calendar for the people of Tuairíní?
  6. What skilled traditional old time trade did John Sullivan and his son William of Killagoola carry out?
  7. Patrick Percy Kilkelly of Drimcong House was an accomplished sportsman, winning several National Championships in which sport?
  8. Where in Moycullen would you find Cathaoir an Rí (The Kings Chair)?
  9. What is the link between Moycullen and London’s Billingsgate Market?
  10. The final question of our quiz series which we have run for the duration of ‘Covid-19 Lockdown’ could only be pandemic related…..
    Which Moycullen resident have we seen regularly on television over the past 4 months, due to his significant post in the World Health Organisation?

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