Monday Quiz 30 – Digout Debts and Racist Terms

January 14, 2008 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

On this week last year (January 14 to January 20, 2007):

  • Which of Taoiseach Bertie Ahern’s ‘digout’ pals had his company liquidated with debts of nearly €1 million?
  • What racially loaded term did former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds use to describe the Democratic Unionist Party?
  • What racially loaded term had Senator Mary O’Rourke used the previous year to describe her election workers?
  • What racially loaded term had Junior Minister Conor Lenihan used the year before that to describe Turkish workers?
  • Of which political party are all of the above members?

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Answers

  • Joe Burke.
  • He said they were the nigger in the woodpile.
  • She said they had worked like blacks.
  • He called them kebabs.
  • Fianna Fail.
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