Morning Ireland News Quiz

Q.1
The people spoke, and they said no to the abolition of the Seanad. Who commented - in reference to the ocassion on which Enda Kenny had announced his intention to abolish the Seanad - that it was "the most expensive after-dinner speech in history"?

referendum

Q.2
The Taoiseach suffered a ‘wallop’ twice in the past week. First, when voters rejected his proposal to abolish the Seanad. And second:

taoiseach

Q.3
Who has been nominated as the new head of the US Federal Reserve?

federalreserve

Q.4
Only a week after a colt set an Irish record at auction with a price tag of €2.85m, an Irish-bred filly set a world record. How much did she sell for?

Filly

Q.5
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has announced that he will retire from international cricket after making his 200th Test appearance next month. Who will the record-breaking batsman play against in his final test?

tendulkar