Moycullen Heritage Quiz 7

27 April 2020

Hazel Morrison

A variety of general knowledge topics covered this week. Answers will be given here on Friday, 1 May 2020.

  1. Hair combs were made in Moycullen in the 1800s and early 1900s – what local material would have been used to produce them?
  2. Who was the first Moycullen player to be nominated for a GAA All Star?
  3. Which member of Finn MacCool’s Fianna does local folklore say is buried in Killarainey wood?
  4. What did Button A and Button B do? (You have to figure out what the item is first!)
  5. Where in Moycullen would you find vocation stones?
  6. In what year did the rural electrification scheme reach Moycullen?
  7. In which townland were Moycullen Horse Races held in September during the 1840s-1880s?
  8. What was the population of Moycullen in 1901 – a) 1,974 b) 2,474 c) 2,974
  9. Our local post office has been on 5 different sites within the village over the years, can you recall them?
  10. What was a relieving officer?

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