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Buncrana: Quiz


Question 1: Buncrana was the object of public attention in 1972, when after Operation Motorman it became the place of refuge for many Provisional Irish Republican Army members from ________.

Question 2: [3] It is the second largest town in County Donegal and the largest on the ________ peninsula.
Inishtrahull IslandCarndonaghBuncranaInishowen

Question 3: The annual Buncrana Music & Arts Festival takes place every ________ in the town.
July 23January 1July 20March 4

Question 4: In 1718, Buncrana Castle was built by George Vaughan, it was one of the first big houses built in ________, and stone was taken from O'Doherty's Keep to build it.
County DonegalInishtrahull IslandCarndonaghInishowen

Question 5: Also in 1991, when a local Sinn Féin councillor, Eddie Fullerton, was killed by loyalist gunmen from ________.
Northern IrelandUnited KingdomIrish peopleScotland

Question 6: There are three TDs (Teachtaí Dála) in this constituency, with two, Jim McDaid of Fianna Fáil and Joe McHugh of ________, living in Letterkenny town environs.
Irish general election, 2007Fine GaelDublin North West (Dáil Éireann constituency)Irish general election, 2002

Question 7: Buncrana (Irish: Bun Cranncha) is a town in ________, the northwest of Ireland, located on the Inishowen peninsula, along Lough Swilly, 10 kilometres from Derry and 43 kilometres from Letterkenny.
County DonegalGweedoreBallyshannonLifford

Question 8: Wolfe Tone was held there when captured after the British/French naval battle off the coast of Donegal, before being taken to ________ and then subsequently to Dublin.

Question 9: It also has well-developed tourist facilities, and it serves as the main town on the ________ peninsula, which also helps with sustaining the tourism industry in the town.
InishowenBuncranaCarndonaghCounty Donegal

Question 10: Danny Hutton, singer with ________
Three Dog NightHard LaborIt Ain't Easy (Three Dog Night album)Three Dog Night discography


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