Galway Advertiser 1987/1987_12_23/GA_23121987_E1_014.pdf
SO YE THINK YE KNOW GALWAY QUIZ
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HOW T O ENTER Your prize this year is a 'Candlelit Dinner for Two' at the popular Tigh Neachtain Restaurant, Quay St. Send your answers on a separate piece of paper to: So Ye THINK YE KNOW OLD GALWAY QUIZ, Galway Advertiser, Shop St., Galway, not later than Saturday January 2nd, 1988. First correct, or nearest, wins. Where*as Horse Island? Where was St. Stephen's Island? What Statue stood on Eyre Square Before Padraic O Conaire? When was it erected? When was it removed? Where are there four free mason signs visible in Galway City? Where is the 'Marriage Stone' dated 1601 bearing the arms of Lynch and Penrices? Where is the 'Marriage Stone' dated 1615 bearing the arms of French and Ffont? Where is the 'Marriage Stone' dated 1645 bearing the arms of Lynch and Browne? 10. Where were the public baths in Town? 11. Where were the seaweed baths in Salthill? 12. Bal Ward erected a building in Galway in 1800; which one? It carries a stone to this effect on the wall?
13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. How much did a quart of Brandy cost in the same year? 46. What year did Galway surrender to King William s forces?
Where is Bolinbrokes fort? Where was Cave Hill? Where was St. Mary's rivulet? Where was Crooked Lane? Where was Martin's Mill Lane? Where was Dark Lane? Where is Cromwell's Fort? Identify Lady Olive. What precise date did Naughton's shop open in 35 Shop Street? Where was Martin's Little Mill? Where is there a large water wheel still in SITU in the city? (Not Salthill Hotel) Where was the Ursuline convent in Galway? What transport company was started by Acheson, Gilfoyle and Somerville? When did it start? When did it finish? Mrs. St. John Gogarty ran a cafe in Galway. Where was it? What is it called? Where was the drinking fountain with the brass cup at Eyre Square? Where was the revenue police barracks? Where was the Magdalene Asylum within the city walls? What was the former name of University Road? When was the Great Southern Hotel erected? Where is French's garden? Where is Ballymana Island? Where is Boherbradagh? Where is the Linen Hall? Where was Fr.Crotty's Hall? What present day lane was Lynch's Alley? Where was/is Queen Street? Who was mayor of Galway four hundred years ago? What was the recommended retail price of one lb of ordinary beef in 1690? What was the recommended retail price of one lb of Mutton in 1690? What was the recommended retail price of one lb of Pork in 1690? 48. Where was Shoemaker's tower? 49. Who designed the Courthouse? When was it built? 50. What did Sean Rainey do for a living?
NOTE: TWO MARKS FOR EACH FULL QUESTION CORRECTLY ANSWERED IN FULL TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE JUDGES, WHO WILL BE THE FINAL AUTHORITY ON ALL DECISIONS, AND WILL NOT ENTER INTO ANY RECRIMINATIONS, BICKERING OR DISCUSSION ON THE RESULTS.. .Eat yeer hearts outV
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