Ireland questions This is a list of recently added questions about Ireland. What sea lies between Great Britain and Ireland?Irish Sea. The Irish Sea has coasts on all four constituent countries of the United Kingdom: England, Scotland, Wales and the Northern Ireland.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 74% North SeaNorth Sea204Alboran SeaAlboran Sea50Irish SeaIrish Sea893Tyrrhenian SeaTyrrhenian Sea48Great Britain riddles » What is the capital city of Ireland?Dublin was founded as a Viking settlement. It grew rapidly from the 17th century and was briefly the second largest city in the British Empire.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 91% BelfastBelfast77DublinDublin1332CardiffCardiff20GlasgowGlasgow24Northern Europe riddles » What is Bono's (of U2) given name?Paul Hewson. Paul David Hewson was born in 1960 in Dublin. His father was a Roman Catholic, and his mother - Anglican.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 43% Scott PhillipsScott Phillips633Paul HewsonPaul Hewson1790Dave Parsons Dave Parsons 982Adam ClaytonAdam Clayton729celebrities riddles » Where was Samuel Beckett from?Ireland. Samuel Becekett was born in 1906 in the Dublin suburb of Foxrock. His large family house with garden and its neighbourhood often feature in his prose and plays.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 55% USAUSA877United KingdomUnited Kingdom2133FranceFrance744IrelandIreland4763writers riddles » This ia a photo of the most important heritage site of a certain country, taken in 1923. Where is it?In Ireland. Newgrange is a prehistoric monument built about 3200 BC, during the Neolithic period, which makes it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. In the 1970s, the area was cleared and the front of the monument was reconstructed, although some have questioned this move. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 50% in Portugalin Portugal325in Irelandin Ireland867in Norwayin Norway357in Canadain Canada155prehistory riddles » Which musical instrument is the national symbol of Ireland?Harp. The harp, traditionally associated with King David, was rare in medieval heraldry and its origins as the coat of arms of Ireland are unclear. Triangular devices appeared on the medieval Irish coinage by kings John and Edward I in the 12th and 13th centuries. These devices may have been crude harps or it may be that the harp developed from the use of triangles to distinguish Irish coins.Created by: karate kidhard 46% harpharp2938trumpettrumpet411snaresnare675bagpipebagpipe2262musical instruments riddles » Where is this dance from?Ireland. Irish dancing is notable for its rapid leg and foot movements, body and arms being kept largely stationary.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% ScotlandScotland787IrelandIreland4084AustriaAustria419NorwayNorway324dance riddles » What led to The Great Ireland Famine between 1845 and 1852?Disease of potato. Although blight ravaged potato crops throughout Europe during the 1840s, the impact and human cost in Ireland was significantly larger than elsewhere. Due to the great poverty, the vast majority of the population sufficed with a diet of potatoes and dairy.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% disease of corndisease of corn767disease of wheatdisease of wheat1803disease of potatodisease of potato6893disease of cattledisease of cattle2347disasters riddles » Which European capital's name literally means "black pool"?Dublin. The Dubhlinn ("black pool") was a small lake used to moor ships and was connected to the River Liffey. This lake was covered during the early 18th century as the city grew.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 38% AmsterdamAmsterdam2335DublinDublin4091MadridMadrid593OsloOslo3677city names riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.