• After the Fact is back!

    Just eight short months (really‽) since the final episode of series four, the new series hit the airwaves last night on Claremorris Community Radio. However, if you missed it, do not f […]

  • ATF 408: 2004, first broadcast on April 12, 2018.
    Blue team: John Martin and Dan O’Malley
    Red team: Micheál and Michelle Coyne

    Listen right here or subscribe on iTunes or Google.

  • ATF 407: 1989, first broadcast on April 5, 2018.
    Blue team: Andrew Newman and Ger Slattery
    Red team: James Bonsall and Linda Conway

    Listen right here or subscribe on iTunes or Google.

  • ATF 406: 1916, first broadcast on March 29, 2018.
    Blue team: Anne McLoughlin and Dan O’Malley
    Red team: Elaine Wright and Brendan Cox

    Listen right here or subscribe on iTunes or Google.

  • ATF 405: 1972, first broadcast on March 22, 2018.
    Blue team: Marcella Connolly and Carol Cronin
    Red team: Liam Rabbitte and James Bonsall

    Listen right here or subscribe on iTunes or Google.

  • ATF 404: 1956, first broadcast on March 15, 2018.
    Blue team: Ger Slattery and John Martin
    Red team: Micheál and Michelle Coyne

    Listen right here or subscribe on iTunes or Google.

  • ATF 403: 1999, first broadcast on March 8, 2018.
    Blue team: Anne McLoughlin and Carol Cronin
    Red team: Linda Conway and Elaine Wright

    Listen right here or subscribe on iTunes or Google.

  • Last Thursday night’s After the Fact.

    ATF 402: 1963, first broadcast on March 1, 2018.
    Blue team: Andrew Newman and Dan O’Malley
    Red team: Micheál and Michelle Coyne

  • After the Fact is back! I will be posting details for each show here, along with an easy-to-use ‘listen back’ feature.

    ATF 401: 1984, first broadcast on February 22, 2018.
    Blue team: Ger Slattery and Marcella […]

  • Almost two years after the end of After the Fact, I’m back in the quiz show hosting business.

    A few weeks back, we premiered Play by Ear, a weekly music quiz show on Claremorris Community Radio. As before, I […]

  • Here, eventually, are the answers to the questions I posted previously.

    Sorry for the delay. I had a very, extremely, super busy week at work. Stop sniggering. Yes, I know that’s a rare thing…

    The final […]

  • Last Friday-week, I had the very unusual experience of being on a table quiz team of six. Normally, six people at a table will result in both open and covert complaints being sent to the quizmaster about the […]

  • Here are the answers to the questions we missed in Cavan on the Sunday-before-last.

    First, let’s talk about the question I described as the “greatest fluke ever”. It was “Who wrote ‘The Boy at the Top of the M […]

  • I had the good fortune to be asked to join a team featuring three other IQO quizzers last week, for an attempt at the Redhills GAA Club quiz in Cavan. We’d have to have been regarded as favourites, given that the […]

  • The European Quizzing Championships are over for another year. Rotterdam was nice, if a bit uninspiring. The hotel venue was excellent all round and was located in an area called Brain Park – surely the most […]

  • Not for the first time on this site, I will proceed to pen a blog about that most often ignored of finishing positions: fifth place.

    After the morning’s exertions in the individual quiz (FYI England’s Olav […]

  • Lunchtime on day 2 of the 2015 European Quizzing Championships and I’m sitting in the main hall, waiting for the finalists in the individual quiz to take to the stage.

    Our own Lorcan Duff was almost one of […]

  • Day one at the 2015 European Quizzing Championships was an undeniable success for Ireland.  At its end, the Irish team stand guaranteed of their highest finish yet in the weekend’s main event, the Nations […]

  • This year’s European Quizzing Championships will kick off this afternoon in Rotterdam.  You can find out more about it via the following link: http://www.europeanquizzingchampionships.com.

    After taking a year off […]

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