Quiz – Ten More Irish Bans and Condemnations

October 16, 2007 at 10:08 am Leave a comment

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

  • Cork students banned from dancing ragtime or one-step
  • Limerick mob seize and burn reels of ‘Juno and the Paycock’
  • Thurles schoolboys march against blue-shirted classmates
  • GAA drops Douglas Hyde as Patron for attending soccer
  • Aer Lingus bans air hostesses after seven years service
  • Bishop of Clonfert condemns woman with no nightie
  • Catholic Bishops lift ban on their flock attending TCD
  • Courts ban Boomtown Rats concert at Leopardstown
  • Ban on divorce is lifted after second referendum is passed
  • Swiss Sports Council upholds ban on Michelle de Bruin

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  • Cork students banned from dancing ragtime or one-step – 1921
  • Limerick mob seize and burn reels of ‘Juno and the Paycock’ – 1930
  • Thurles schoolboys march against blue-shirted classmates – 1934
  • GAA drops Douglas Hyde as Patron for attending soccer – 1939
  • Aer Lingus bans air hostesses after seven years service – 1955
  • Bishop of Clonfert condemns woman with no nightie – 1966
  • Catholic Bishops lift ban on their flock attending TCD – 1970
  • Courts ban Boomtown Rats concert at Leopardstown – 1980
  • Ban on divorce is lifted after second referendum is passed – 1997
  • Swiss Sports Council upholds ban on Michelle de Bruin – 1999
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