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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Attached is a picture of the highest mountain in Donegal. What is the name of this mountain?

    • A.

      Errigal

    • B.

      Muckish

    • C.

      Aghla More

    Correct Answer
    A. Errigal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Errigal. This can be determined by recognizing the mountain in the picture as Errigal, which is the highest mountain in Donegal.

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  • 2. 

    This river flows through the town of Ballybofey in Donegal. What is the name of the river?

    • A.

      Deele

    • B.

      Finn

    • C.

      Mourne

    Correct Answer
    B. Finn
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Finn. The question asks for the name of the river that flows through the town of Ballybofey in Donegal. Among the given options, Finn is the only river that matches this description. Therefore, Finn is the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    What is Donegal's county town?

    • A.

      Letterkenny

    • B.

      Lifford

    • C.

      Donegal Town

    Correct Answer
    B. Lifford
    Explanation
    Lifford is the correct answer because it is the county town of Donegal. A county town is the administrative center or capital of a county, and in this case, Lifford serves as the administrative hub for Donegal. Therefore, Lifford is the town that holds the administrative offices and is considered the main town within the county.

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  • 4. 

    A sunset at Ireland's most northernly point in Donegal. What is its name?

    • A.

      Horn Head

    • B.

      Fanad Head

    • C.

      Malin Head

    Correct Answer
    C. Malin Head
    Explanation
    Malin Head is the correct answer because it is Ireland's most northernly point located in Donegal. Horn Head and Fanad Head are also headlands in Donegal, but Malin Head specifically holds the distinction of being the most northern point in Ireland.

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  • 5. 

    Donegal is bordered by one county from the Republic of Ireland. What is the name of this county?

    • A.

      Leitrim

    • B.

      Sligo

    • C.

      Monaghan

    Correct Answer
    A. Leitrim
    Explanation
    Donegal is bordered by one county from the Republic of Ireland, and the name of this county is Leitrim.

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  • 6. 

    In what year did Donegal win the All Ireland Senior football championship? 

    • A.

      1994

    • B.

      1988

    • C.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    C. 1992
    Explanation
    In 1992, Donegal won the All Ireland Senior football championship.

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  • 7. 

    'The Irish name for Donegal is  Dún na nGall. What is the English translation of this name?

    • A.

      Fort of the foreigners

    • B.

      A barren spot of land

    • C.

      Church of the Gap

    Correct Answer
    A. Fort of the foreigners
    Explanation
    The Irish name for Donegal, Dún na nGall, translates to "Fort of the foreigners" in English. This suggests that the name refers to a fort or stronghold that was once occupied by foreigners or non-Irish people. The translation implies a historical significance and gives insight into the cultural and historical background of the region.

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  • 8. 

    What is the name of this Donegal singer?

    • A.

      Mickey Joe Harte

    • B.

      Rory Gallagher

    • C.

      Daniel O'Donnell

    Correct Answer
    C. Daniel O'Donnell
    Explanation
    Daniel O'Donnell is the correct answer because he is a well-known singer from Donegal. He has gained popularity for his country and Irish folk music, and has released numerous successful albums throughout his career. Mickey Joe Harte and Rory Gallagher are also singers, but they are not from Donegal.

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  • 9. 

    What Donegal man was the founder of the Home Rule party?

    • A.

      Isaac Butt

    • B.

      Michael Kelly

    • C.

      Pat the cope Gallagher

    Correct Answer
    A. Isaac Butt
    Explanation
    Isaac Butt was the founder of the Home Rule party. Home Rule was a movement in Ireland in the late 19th and early 20th centuries that aimed to secure self-government for Ireland within the British Empire. Isaac Butt, an Irish barrister and politician from County Donegal, was a prominent figure in the Home Rule movement and established the Home Rule League in 1870, which later became the Home Rule party. Butt's efforts and advocacy for self-government greatly influenced the political landscape in Ireland and laid the foundation for future movements towards Irish independence.

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  • 10. 

    Las Vegas (In the Hills of Donegal) is a song by who?

    • A.

      The Revs

    • B.

      The Saw Doctors

    • C.

      Goats Don't Shave

    Correct Answer
    C. Goats Don't Shave
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