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Irish History 2

In what year was the Easter Rising?


In what month was it?


Who wrote '50 things you didn't know about 1916'?

Mick O'Farrell

Who created the Death of Cuchulainn sculpture?

Oliver Sheppard

Who travelled on 'coffin ships'?


Where did Michael Collins fight during the Rising?

The General Post Office

What was the IRB?

Irish Republican Brotherhood

Was Catholic emancipation seen in the former or latter half of the 19th century?


Who became leader of the Home Rule Party after Isaac Butt in 1879?

Charles Stewart Parnell

Who was the leader of Cumann na mBan (the League of Women)?

Constance Markievicz

In 1691, at the siege of Limerick who led the Irish forces?

Patrick Sarsfield

Which Cumann na Gael Cabinet Minister was assassinated on July 1927?

Kevin O'Higgins

When was Douglas Hyde elected as Ireland's first President?


The freedom of Cork City in November 1998 for his role in the Irish Peace Process was awarded to whom?

George Mitchell

Was Gaelic or English the main language in Ireland in the 19th Century?


The English Pale surrounded which city?


The Irish Brigade fought for Franco in which war?

Spanish Civil War

In which Italian City did Daniel O'Connell die?


Where would you find the historical site of Newgrange?

County Meath

The statues of Fidelity, Mercury and Hibernian top which building in Dublin?

The GPO, O'Connell Street

Michael Collins was killed in an ambush between Bandon and where?


Which British PM (initials W.E.) supported Home Rule?


Where is he buried?

Prospect Cemetary

What marks the spot where he died?

A Stone cross