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    Wink All Things Irish Quiz

    Take our quiz below and test your Irish I.Q!
    1. Some areas in Ireland are known to receive this many inches of rain each year, which accounts for the brilliantly green grass that has earned Ireland the nickname the "emerald isle":

    Sixty inches
    Seventy inches
    Eighty inches
    Ninety inches

    2. "Erin Go Bragh," a phrase heard often on St. Patrick's Day, means:

    I Love Ireland
    Ireland Forever
    Brave and Free
    Ireland, My Home

    3. Irish tradition says that anyone who kisses the blarney stone, which is located near this town, will be blessed with the Irish "gift of gab":

    Dublin
    Wexford
    Cork
    Waterford

    4. This Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet and playwright was also a senator of the Irish Free State from 1922 to 1928:

    George Bernard Shaw
    James Joyce
    Jonathan Swift
    William Butler Yeats

    5. This film, shot in Ireland in 1952, was directed by John Ford:

    Ryan's Daughter
    The Quiet Man
    The Dead
    The Informer

    6. Traditional Irish music has found an international audience with the popularity of such Celtic bands as:

    The Chieftains
    The Lads
    Shannon Rovers
    Sweet Honey in the Rock

    7. Today, the prime minister of the Republic of Ireland is:

    Frank McCourt
    Ian Dunkirk
    Bertie Ahern
    Gerry Adams

    8. In November 1995, the people of Ireland narrowly passed a referendum legalizing:

    Same-sex marriages
    Abortion
    Divorce
    Marijuana

    9. With 27,136 square miles of land, the Republic of Ireland is approximately half the size of this U.S. state:

    Montana
    California
    Louisiana
    Arkansas

    10. Today, this number of Americans trace their ancestry back to Ireland:

    Ten million
    Twenty-five million
    Forty million
    Sixty-five million













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    Ray.....where do you get this stuff! Happy St. Patricks Day!
    09-11 .. 343 "All Gave Some..Some Gave ALL" God Bless..R.I.P.
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    Happy Saint Patty's Day, Laddie's and Lassie's.

    May you get to Heaven and get settled before the old devil finds out that you are gone.





    Stay Safe and Well Out There....

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    Nuthin' like the Luck o' the Irsih.

    Happy St. Pattys Day Everyone!
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    HAPPY ST PATTYS DAY EVERYONE!!! BE GREEN!!!
    *~Fareen the Green Queen~*

    live life to the fullest cuz u dont know whats gonna happen tomorrow

    "Thanks for the joy you've given me
    I want you to know I believe in your song
    And rhythm, and rhyme, and harmony
    You helped me along, you're makin' me strong...Give me the beat boys and free my soul
    I wanna get lost in your rock and roll and DRIFT AWAY" Uncle Kracker/Dobie Gray

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    Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! Now let's get drunk and be merry!

    I can't always find something green to wear, but I don't need to; I have green blood!

    A round of Ireland's favorite brew for all the lads and lasses.
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    Happy St. Paddy's Day, everyone!
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