Monday Quiz 31 – Ticket Touts and Father Ted

January 21, 2008 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

On this week last year (January 21 to January 27, 2007):

  • For what price were €43.70 Westlife tickets on sale on eBay?
  • A three-day ‘Friends of Father Ted’ festival was announced for February on the Arran island of Inis Mor. What events was the festival to include?
  • Which other Arran island claimed they should host the festival, and why?
  • Why did Junior Minister Tony Killeeen have to apologise to the Taoiseach?
  • Why did the Taoiseach accept his apology?

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Answers

  • €480.
  • The Father Jack Cocktail Evening, the Father Dougal Breakfast Movie Charades, the Lovely Girls Contest and Charity Auction, A Song for Europe, the Toilet Duck Comedy Awards, Crazy Golf, Hide A Nun and Seek, Ludo Aerobics, Buckeroo Speed Dating, a Ferrero Rocher Quiz Night, and fancy dress five-a-side football between priests and nuns.
  • Inis Oirr, because the show’s opening sequence uses local scenes including the Plassey shipwreck.
  • For seeking the early release of a convicted murderer and a convicted child rapist.
  • The Taoiseach compared Killeen’s actions to making representations on a planning issue.
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