Moycullen Heritage Quiz 5

13 April 2020

Hazel Morrison

Why not use ‘Lock Down’ time by learning some of the rich History of Moycullen.  Answers on Friday, 17 April 2020.

  1. Which saint gives his name to, not only one, but two holy wells in Moycullen?
  2. Who from the townland of Gortmore won a silver medal at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden?
  3. The lintel stone from Moycullen’s first primary school is still preserved on the grounds of the current Scoil Mhuire – to what year does it’s inscription refer?
  4. Where in Moycullen would you find Bearna na gCorp?
  5. After which delightful lady was Killarainey’s premises, Gáirdín Mháire, named (the building where you find Moycullen Veterinary Clinic/Community Christian Church/Le Chocolat Hair Studio etc.)?
  6. Natural Heritage Area (NHA) is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in Ireland. Where is Moycullen’s official NHA?
  7. What sport’s facility once stood on the site in Moycullen village where the café Enjoy is today?
  8. Name the gentleman, who once resided in Drimcong House, and was instrumental in the start up of Moycullen’s Co-Op in 1920
  9. Which 1969 Metro Goldwyn Mayer movie was partly filmed around Ross Lake and included many Moycullen locals as extras?
  10. Two games were played at the official opening of the sports field in Ballydotia in July 1972 – one camogie and one hurling – can you name the two teams in the hurling match?

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