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Counties/Towns & Villages Cryptic Quiz

  • 01-03-2012 12:01pm
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 437 ✭✭


    I'll Put the answer in red beside the question if it's answered correctly. Good Luck.
    All answers are eithers cities, towns, villages or counties in Ireland.
    Example: This village would murder a toilet (8)- Killaloe

    1: This must be a poetic city. (8) Limerick
    2: This town is part of a leg. (4) Athy
    3: This county makes a good salad dressing! (4) Mayo
    4: This town must be cold by the sounds of it! (4) Birr
    5: Part of the candle is running out! (7) Wicklow
    6: Is this town named after Kate? (8) Midleton
    7: Kenneth's Horse? (7) Kenmare
    8: A musical instrument in your ear? (9) Dromineer
    9: Correspondence to RTE's Pat (11) LetterKenny
    10: This holy house should fix its roof incase it rains! (9) Abbeyleix
    11: Is this where all the clergymen live? (10) Churchtown
    12: Bang on the door. (5) Knock
    13: Does this town belong to racer Eddie? (11) Jordanstown
    14: Move out of the way! (9) Stepaside
    15: A dance in your dressing gown. (10) Ballinrobe
    16: This county is not up! (4) Down
    17: Forbid the Rugby score. (6) Bantry
    18: This county sounds like the beasts innards. (6) Offaly
    19: This village doesn't measure big. (4) Inch
    20: Pat's OK! (12) Patrickswell
    21: It tolls for a type of hair style. (9) Bellmullet
    22: This town sounds like a tasty pot of sauce! (10) Tubbercurry
    23: This town is a mound of sodium. (8) Salthill
    24: This harbour town must be in a hurry! (8) PortRush
    25: If this town got a marsh, it would make sweet results! (6) Mallow


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  • Registered Users Posts: 437 ✭✭Blikes


    Blikes wrote: »
    4: This town must be cold by the sounds of it! (4)
    16: This county is not up! (4)

    4: Birr
    16: Down


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,041 ✭✭✭who the fug


    01 Limerick
    02 Naas
    03 Mayo
    12 Knock
    23' Salthill


  • Registered Users Posts: 281 ✭✭Maglight


    1: This must be a poetic city. (8) Limerick
    2: This town is part of a leg. (4) Athy
    5: Part of the candle is running out! (7) Wicklow
    9: Correspondence to RTE's Pat (11) Letterkenny
    21: It tolls for a type of hair style. (9) Belmullet
    24: This harbour town must be in a hurry! (8) Rush


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,989 ✭✭✭Cosmo Kramer


    17 - Bantry
    20 - Patrickswell
    19 - Inch
    13 - Jordanstown


  • Registered Users Posts: 255 ✭✭mooonpie


    Maglight wrote: »
    24: This harbour town must be in a hurry! (8) Rush

    Portrush, maybe?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,119 ✭✭✭Mongarra


    1 Limerick
    3 Mayo
    5 Wicklow
    9 Letterkenny
    13 Jordanstown
    17 Bantry
    18 Offaly
    19 Inch
    25 Mallow

    For 24 I thought 'Rush' but it has only 4 letters so have to think again

    Previous post pre-empts my post on 24, and some others already answered


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,429 ✭✭✭Cedrus


    2: This town is part of a leg. (4) Athy
    3: This county makes a good salad dressing! (4) Mayo
    5: Part of the candle is running out! (7) Wicklow
    6: Is this town named after Kate? (8) Midleton
    9: Correspondence to RTE's Pat (11) Letterkenny
    11: Is this where all the clergymen live? (10) Saggart
    17: Forbid the Rugby score. (6) Bantry
    25: If this town got a marsh, it would make sweet results! (6) Mallow


  • Registered Users Posts: 437 ✭✭Blikes


    Just 6 more to get :)


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,119 ✭✭✭Mongarra


    7 Kenmare
    14 Stepaside


  • Registered Users Posts: 437 ✭✭Blikes


    Nicely done, 4 more :)


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,119 ✭✭✭Mongarra


    10 Abbeyleix

    There is a townsland between Enniscorthy and Bunclody called Tinnacurry but it's hardly that. Not well-known enough. I'll keep trying!


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,236 ✭✭✭Dr. Kenneth Noisewater


    Mongarra wrote: »
    10 Abbeyleix

    There is a townsland between Enniscorthy and Bunclody called Tinnacurry but it's hardly that. Not well-known enough. I'll keep trying!

    Close! 22 = Tubbercurry I'd say! :)


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,989 ✭✭✭Cosmo Kramer


    15: A dance in your dressing gown. (10) Ballinrobe


  • Registered Users Posts: 391 ✭✭Naz_st


    8: A musical instrument in your ear? (9)

    Dromineer?


  • Registered Users Posts: 437 ✭✭Blikes


    Nicely done guys :D


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