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Irish historical quiz

An easy quiz about Ireland. 8 Questions.

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What is the name of the young Irish girl who lived between 1520 and 1603 and cut her as to look like a boy to go on a sailing journey with her father?

  • Jane
  • Granuaile
  • Sarah
  • Gaston


England ruled around Dublin and Wicklow and were often attacked by Irish but what was the area they ruled called?

  • British Land
  • The Pale
  • Delton
  • Dubwick.


What crop was failing from 1845 to 1852 and many people had to leave Ireland and travel to The U.S? hint: it was their main diet.

  • Tomato
  • Potato
  • Peas
  • Apples


What is the proper name for the Irish rebels I.R.A?

  • Irish Revolution Army
  • Irish Republican Army
  • Irish Rebel Association
  • Irish Rugby Association


Where is the Irish Guinness company located?

  • Cork
  • Dublin
  • Limerick
  • Athlone


In what war was Michael Collins killed?

  • Civil war?
  • 1916 Easter Rising?
  • At the Battle of the Boyne?
  • The conflict in Aughrim?


What book was taken by English forces during a raid and now resides in an London museum?

  • The Book of Kells
  • The Book of Inishfallen
  • The book of Old Irish Incantations
  • The book of death


What English Royal came to Ireland looking for help and ran away at "The Battle of The Boyne"?

  • King Oliver 2
  • King James 1
  • Queen Mary 1
  • Prince Jack 1