Clare Museum Quiz for 15 - 17 yrs

Tráth na gCeist do pháistí 15-17 bl.

Earth
1. What species of farm animals did Neolithic farmers keep? ...................................................
2. At Roughan Hill, why were the Hazel nut shells preserved?
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Power
1. What type of inscription is carved on the decorated bone from Cahercommaun?.....................
2. According to the telegram, what candidate did de Valera defeat in the 1917 Clare by-election?


Faith
1. Which County Clare church is probably the earliest stone church in use in Ireland ?...............
2. During the Penal Laws, what did some of the Catholic landlords do to keep their land? ..........

Water
1. Why was the festival of Lughnasa important in pre-Christian Ireland ?....................................
2. What was introduced in 1892 to make the towns of Kilkee and Lahinch more accessible ?......


Energy
1. Where was Ernest de Regge Professor of music? ..............................................................
2. In what counties is the sport of road bowling still played today ?...........................................

 

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