Moycullen Heritage Quiz 6

20 April 2020

Walter MacDonagh

This week’s quiz will test your knowledge of writers with Moycullen area connections.  Answers will be given on Friday, 24 April 2020.

  1.  Author of ‘The Moycullen Ponymen’?
  2.  Loughwell born Professor and short story writer as Gaeilge?
  3.  Local landlords daughter who wrote ‘Seventy Years Young’ ?
  4.  Prolific writer In Irish who translated ‘Angela’s Ashes’?
  5.  Member of the O’Flaherty clan whose works included ‘Iar-Connacht’ and ‘Ogygia’ ?
  6.  Well known Gaelic writer from Ballydotia who was a member of the Moycullen group of the Irish   Volunteers?
  7.  Name the ‘Connemara half’ of Somerville and Ross who wrote ‘The Irish RM’?
  8.  Son of Moycullen native who wrote the book ‘True to Ireland’ in 2019 about his father’s part in   objecting  to conscription of Irishmen into the New Zealand Army?
  9.  Writer of ‘Anam Cara’ who served as a curate in Moycullen?
  10.  What townland did the Gaelic scholar and writer, Lorcán Ó Tuathail, come from?

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