Quiz – Ten Irish Bans and Condemnations

October 13, 2007 at 1:29 am Leave a comment

Here are ten great Irish bans and condemnations of the 20th century. But do you know in what year each of them took place?

  • Rev Magee of Cavan condemns imorral postcards
  • Bishops condemn ‘abnormal craze’ of night-dancing
  • National Athletic and Cycling Association bans women
  • Gaelic League asks Dublin Council to to oppose jazz music
  • Russia vetoes Ireland joining the United Nations
  • NI Education Department bans schoolbooks with pictures of tricolour
  • Bishop Moynihan stops Jane Mansfield show in Tralee
  • RTE spikes ‘The Spike’ after nude model appears in art class
  • Courts ban 14-year-old rape victim from leaving the country
  • GAA votes to keep ban on RUC members

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Answers

  • Rev Magee of Cavan condemns imorral postcards – 1910
  • Bishops condemn ‘abnormal craze’ of night-dancing – 1925
  • National Athletic and Cycling Association bans women – 1934
  • Gaelic League asks Dublin Council to to oppose jazz music – 1934
  • Russia vetoes Ireland joining the United Nations – 1947
  • NI Education Department bans schoolbooks with pictures of tricolour – 1956
  • Bishop Moynihan stops Jane Mansfield show in Tralee – 1967
  • RTE spikes ‘The Spike’ after nude model appears in art class – 1978
  • Courts ban 14-year-old rape victim from leaving the country – 1992
  • GAA votes to keep ban on RUC members – 1998
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