Monday Quiz 10 – Cannabis Ban and ‘Childish’ GAA

August 27, 2007 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

On this week last year (August 27 to September 2, 2006):

  • What reason did Fianna Fail Senator Eoin Ryan give for the Government not legalising cannabis?
  • Why did Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness accuse the GAA of ‘being childish’?
  • A student from Fermoy, County Cork, was promoting a plan to get himself a free house worth €250,000. What was his plan?
  • Novelist Kathleen McGowan, whose mother is from Sligo, claimed that Pat Kenny had dropped her as a guest from the opening show of the new series of the Late Late Show. What was her claim to fame?
  • What internationally famous business, which was founded in Mallow, County Cork in 1888, announced that it would be switching all of its machines from diesel to bio-fuel?

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Answers

  • He said that, if the Government legalised cannabis, then the State could end up being sued by cancer patients.
  • The GAA had refused to make All-Ireland Final tickets available to senior Sinn Fein members, as a punishment for Sinn Fein using Casement Park in west Belfast for a hunger strike rally.
  • He had started a website called iwantafreehouse.com. This had a virtual house, with 2,500 bricks for sale to advertisers at €100 each. The domain name expired in August 2007.
  • That she was a direct descendant of a sexual relationship between Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene.
  • Fossett’s Circus.
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