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Táin Bó Cúailnge: Quiz


Question 1: Cuchulain of Muirthemne by ________
William Butler YeatsJohn Millington SyngeAbbey TheatreAugusta, Lady Gregory

Question 2: ________ have a song called "The Sick Bed of Cuchulainn" on their 1985 album Rum, Sodomy and the Lash.
Shane MacGowanHell's DitchRum Sodomy & the LashThe Pogues

Question 3: ________'s Chanting the Light of Foresight is a programmatic depiction of the epic commissioned by the Rova Saxophone Quartet.
Steve ReichTerry RileyPete TownshendMinimalist music

Question 4: Patrick Brown's ________ adaptation, The Cattle Raid of Cooley, began serialisation in August 2008.
WebcomicMP3 blogClassical music blogAggregator

Question 5: Colmán Ó Raghallaigh and Barry Reynolds' Irish language graphic novel adaptation, An Táin, was published by Cló Mhaigh Eó of ________ in 2006.
County GalwayCounty MayoCounty WexfordCounty Kilkenny

Question 6: The story inspired a concept album called The Táin (1973) by Irish Celtic-rock band ________.
HorslipsThe Táin (album)IrelandDublin

Question 7: Kinsella's translation is illustrated by ________ (see Louis le Brocquy Táin illustrations) and also contains translations of a selection of remscéla.
DublinFrancis Bacon (painter)Victoria and Albert MuseumLouis le Brocquy

Question 8: ________ released an EP called The Tain in 2003.
Chris FunkThe DecemberistsThe Crane WifeColin Meloy

Question 9: The Book of Leinster version ends with a colophon in ________ which says:
Old LatinVulgar LatinRoman EmpireLatin

Question 10: Traditionally set in the 1st century AD in an essentially pre-________ heroic age, the Táin is the central text of a group of tales known as the Ulster Cycle.
ChristianityChristian denominationBaptistEcumenism


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