Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia?

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TODAY MARKS THE 25th anniversary of the death of rock legend Rory Gallagher. 

His albums have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide and he continues to be remembered for his contribution to Irish music. 

Let’s test your knowledge on the topic based on this diverse mix of questions…

In what year did Rory Gallagher release his first solo album?

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1970
1971

1972
1973

Who wrote Sinead O’Connor’s hit ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’?

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Sinead O’Connor
Sting

Prince
Bono

What was Christy Moore’s first album called?

Paddy on the Road
Paddy on the Sea

Paddy in the Pub
Paddy on Your Side

How many members were in Boyzone when they first appeared on The Late Late Show in 1993?

RollingNews.ie

3
4

5
6

What were The Dubliners originally called when the band was first founded in 1962?

PA

The Dubliners
The Ronnie Drew Ballad Group

Ronnie Drew and the Dubliners
Ronnie Drew and the lads

Name Samantha Mumba’s first single

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Body II Body
Gotta Tell You

Lately
Always Come Back To Your Love

Where did U2 record Achtung Baby?
Munich
Hamburg

Frankfurt
Berlin

In what year did Republic of Loose release Comeback Girl?

2004
2005

2006
2007

Which member of The Corrs played the drums?

RollingNews.ie

Jim
Andrea

Caroline
Sharon

How many studio albums has Hozier released?

RollingNews.ie

1
2

3
4

Who released the album Flock in 2005?

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Bell X1
The Frames

Turn
The Cranberries

Which county did Niall Horan grow up in?

Dublin
Meath

Westmeath
Louth

Who released the hit album Tribal in 2014?

PA

Enya

Snow Patrol

RollingNews.ie

Glen Hansard

RollingNews.ie

Imelda May

Name Kodaline’s debut single

RollingNews.ie

All I Want
The One

Give Me a Minute
Honest

What was Ireland’s 2011 Eurovision song called?

PA

Irlande Douze Points
It’s For You

Lipstick
Waterline


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