Morning Ireland News Quiz

Q.1
On Day 1 of his State visit to the UK, President Michael D Higgins presented a ceremonial red coat to the Irish Wolfhound mascot of the Irish Guards. What is the dog called?

mascot

Q.2
Queen Elizabeth told guests at a banquet to honour President Michael D Higgins that it took someone of Irish descent to get her to jump from a helicopter during the London Olympics. Who was she talking about?

queen and president

Q.3
There are now a number of inquiries into matters relating to the GardaĆ­. What is being looked at by retired judge, John Cooke?

garda

Q.4
Billionaire businessman Denis O'Brien bought a private hospital this week. Which one?

denis o'brien

Q.5
Demba Ba scored the crucial second goal for Chelsea in their UEFA Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain in London on Tuesday night. Ba was born in France but he does not play for the French national team. Which international team does Demba Ba play for?

demba ba