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National Ploughing Championship Competition Winner Announced
24 October 2017

Congratulations to Ellen O'Riordan of Middleton in Cork, who won an Apple iPad at this years' National Ploughing Championships.

The questions in the quiz were as follows:

Day 1 and 2

Q1: Where can you get daily text commentary of Irish farming weather forecasts?

a)††††† From a Hedgehog

b)††††† From Met …ireannís website and app

c)††††† From an Oak Tree

Q2: What will the temperature be at Met …ireannís Mullingar weather station at 12:00 Irish Time on Saturday 30thSept 2017 [to the nearest degree Celsius]

Q3: Which of the following are in the Department Housing, Planning and Local Government?†[tick all that apply]

® Rebuilding Ireland

® Building standards

® Myplan.ie and Planning

® Residential Tenancies Board

® Water Quality and Marine Litter

® National Federation of Group Water Schemes

® National Directorate Fire and Emergency Management

® Met …ireann

® Local Government Management Agency

® Fixyourstreet.ie

® Custom House Visitor Centre

® All of the above

Q4: What is Pillar 3 of Rebuilding Ireland?

Q5: How many local authorities are there and what is yours called?

Q6: From what you have seen today, how do you think we did?

® Great ® Above average ® Below average ® Poor

Day 3

Q1: Where can you get daily text commentary of Irish farming weather forecasts?

a)††††† From a Hedgehog

b)††††† From Met …ireannís website and app

c)††††† From an Oak Tree

Q2: What will the temperature be at Met …ireannís Mullingar weather station at 12:00 Irish Time on Saturday 30thSept 2017 [to the nearest degree Celsius]

Q3: What word means the right to vote at public, political elections?

Q4: What is Pillar 3 of Rebuilding Ireland?

Q5: How many local authorities are there and what is yours called?

Q6: From what you have seen today, how do you think we did?

® Great ® Above average ® Below average ® Poor

 

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