Here’s some damn good St. Patrick’s Day Trivia

In case you missed out on last night’s Irish Madness trivia night at Maddy’s, here’s a sampling of the quiz. Read it quick, then go get drunk.

Do it.
  1. “Irish” Mickey Ward was the main character in what 2010 film?
  2. On January 19, 2011, what Notre Dame Fighting Irish Alumnus announced his plans to retire at the end of the year?
  3. What TV show aired an episode entitled “The Luck of the Fryrish” where the main character discovers a 7-leaf clover?
  4. The first St. Patrick’s day parade took place in 1762 in this city?
  5. What river, noted for flowing through the downtown area of a major US city, is dyed green every year for St. Patrick’s Day?
  6. In what century was St. Patrick born?
  7. Outside of Ireland, Northern Ireland, and the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat, the only place in the world that recognizes St. Patrick’s Day as a public holiday is this Canadian province.
  8. Most famous for his role in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and the Harry Potter series, who played the Leprechaun in the 1993 Jennifer Aniston horror classic ‘The Leprechaun’?
  9. This 1,000 year old illustrated version of the bible was created by Irish monks and is now located at the Trinity College Library in Dublin
  10. The Blarney Stone, famous for grating good fortune to all who kiss it, is located in this city, Ireland’s second largest.
  11. This is the longest river in Ireland?
  12. What is the term given to the period of ethno-political conflict in Northern Ireland between the Protestant Unionists and the Catholic Nationalists from roughly 1968-1998?
  13. Ireland has four provinces. Name any one of them.

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