Monday Quiz 24 – Mad Inventors, Mad Consultants

December 3, 2007 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

On this week last year (December 3 to December 9, 2006):

  • Inventor Paul Stokes was in court after escalating his campaign against RTE for not highlighting his new invention to prevent motor accidents. How did he follow up on interrupting the Late Late Show the previous week?
  • What did Junior Health Minister Tim O’Malley say about hospital waiting lists that infuriated consultants?
  • What website did students in Limerick vote to ban from their campus during college hours, and why?
  • What unusual sporting award did Bertie Ahern get this week?
  • As Christmas shopping started, how much shopping cash was in circulation, and how many people (and trains) were expected in Dublin every day?

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  • He drove his car into the front door of the RTE studios in Montrose.
  • He said that some consultants took pride in maintaining long waiting lists, because makes them feel very powerful if they have 100 or 200 people waiting.
  • The Bebo website, which was being used so often that students could not use computers for course assignments.
  • An honorary black belt in Tae Kwon-Do.
  • €16 billion was expected to be spent over Christmas, with over 770,000 people, and 90 trains, arriving in Dublin every day.

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Welcome to my blog about living in the maddest country on earth. Please feel free to leave a comment.

I also write Bionic Bohs, a blog about following Bohemians football club in the 1970s.


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As mentioned above, if you like Irish football and/or cultural nostalgia, I also write Bionic Bohs, a blog about following Bohs in the 1970s.

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