Ándale! Ándale! answers

November 19, 2010 in Gilligan's, Quizzes

Not the victim of pirates.

It’s the day of the All-Ireland Table Quiz final and I’ll all a-flutter.

However, I must do as a I promised and post up the answers to the questions I included in yesterday’s article.

I hope you got them all right. After all, you had way more time than I had!


  1. What is the name for an official announcement from a bishop to his diocese? A> Pastoral Letter
  2. What was the name of the Inquiry into collusion between Loyalist paramilitaries and Northern Irish state forces? A> Stevens Inquiry
  3. Which film won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1995*? A> Braveheart
  4. What is the name of the lighthouse seven miles off the coast of Dublin? A> Kish
  5. In which town was the first ever All-Ireland final held? A> Birr
  6. Which company has supplied tennis balls to Wimbledon since 1902? A> Babolat Tennis Apparel
  7. In which town is there a statue in memory of actor Richard Harris? A> Kilkee
  8. Who is the Governor of the Irish Central Bank? A> Patrick Honohan
  9. Which is the highest male singing voice? A> Tenor
  10. What word is used to describe a cat with a stripy pattern on its fur? A> Tabby
  11. What was the previous name of Dublin’s Pearse Street railway station? A> Westland Row
  12. What is the surname of the couple who were released from captivity in Somalia last week? A> Chandler
  13. Owen McDonnell is the star of which RTÉ drama series? A> Single-Handed

Picture round:

  1. Stephen Rea
  2. Terry Wogan
  3. Rachel Allen
  4. Alan Sugar
  5. Bill Cullen
  6. Angela Merkel
  7. David Gandy
  8. David O’Callaghan**
  9. Emily O’Reilly
  10. Cheryl Cole
  11. Donncha O’Callaghan
  12. Luke Fitzgerald
  13. David O’Leary
  14. Iris Robinson
  15. Dermot O’Leary
  16. Dermot Bannon
  17. Colin Farrell
  18. Julie Walters
  19. Craig Doyle
  20. Stephen Fry

Not a bad picture round. Couple of common pics (Colin Farrell again!) but no Seoige and David O’Callaghan, a man so mysterious I couldn’t find a link for his name.

* The difficulty with Oscar questions is that the year the award is presented isn’t the same as the year it’s awarded for.

** He’s the new Chairman of the Irish Red Cross.

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