Monday Quiz 43 – Madams, Mayo and Manchester

April 14, 2008 at 12:55 am Leave a comment

During this week last year (Apr 14 to Apr 20, 2007):

  • How did madam Deena Edridge from Kildare make legal history?
  • How much did Bank of Ireland have to pay back to customers it had wrongly charged, and why?
  • How did a seven-year-old boy from Singapore, whose grandparents are from Mayo, show himself to be a child genius?
  • Which senior negotiator of the Good Friday Agreement switched allegiance to a different political party?
  • Who denied a claim by his former Garda driver that he had travelled to Manchester with a briefcase of cash in the 1990s?

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Answers

  • She became the first woman in the history of the State to be jailed for organising prostitution.
  • €1.8m. Government duty charges had been wrongly applied to 50,000 accounts wrongly designated as Irish resident accounts.
  • He passed the equivalent of a Junior Certificate examination in chemistry.
  • David Trimble, from the Ulster Unionists to the Conservatives.
  • Yep, you guessed it.
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