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Will Sliney who did the artwork for the Holly bough cover.
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Diffney Quiz Holly Bough answers

THE winner of the €500 prize for the 2016 Holly Bough Diffney Quiz was Marian O’Callaghan, from Kilcrea, Ovens, Co Cork.

Thanks to all who entered.

Answers

1. 100 Cent in a Euro

2. The 2 Ugly Sisters

3. Heathens by 21 Pilots

4. 7 Signatories of the 1916 Proclamation

5. na 4 Cúirteanna

6. Leo (July 23rd-August 22nd)

7. All in my Head by 5th Harmony

8. Cork Airport Opened 16/10/1961

9. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

10. The 12 Apostles by Tim Pat Coogan

11. 12 Players on a Shinty Team

12. The Magnificent 7

13. a 1 Way Street

14. 4 Strong Winds Neil Young

15. 5-a-Side Football

16. The Sharpeville Massacre 21/3/1960

17. A 4 Legged Friend

18. 54321 Thunderbirds are Go

19. Erin’s Own 2-11,Glen Rovers 0-19

20. You’re the 1 that I Want

21. the Glorious 12th

22. 12/8/16 Gary and Paul O’Donavan Win Silver Medal

23. 10 Cloverfield Lane

24. Cic amach 2 Mhéadar is 20

25. 3 Wheels on a Tricycle

26. the River Barrow is 192 Kilometres Long

27. the 100 Years war

28. 42nd Street

29. a 2nd Class Citizen

30. Bus Route Number 205 Rossa Avenue to Kent Train Station

31. Cork All Ireland Ladies Football, 6 in a Row

32. Kubo and the 2 Strings

33. the United Nations, Founded 24/10/1945

34. When Shall we 3 Meet Again

35. What Makes You Beautiful by 1 Direction

36. the 7th Voyage of Sinbad.

37. the 1st World

38. Cogadh na 9 mBliana

39. University College Cork, 3rd Level College

40. a 9 Day Wonder

41. the Berlin Wall Stood for 28 Years 1961-1989

42. n20 Cork to Limerick

43. Rogue 1: a Star Wars Story

44. 2016 Chinese Year of the Monkey

45. 7 Events in the Heptathlon

46. 1 Small Step for Man

47. the American Civil War, 1861-1865

48. 1 Dance by Drake, Wizkid and Kyla

49. Cork City Gaol, Opened 1824, Closed 1923

50. 7 Days in a Week

51. na 6 Chontae

52. 13 Hours. the Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

53. a 4 Letter Word

54. Just Molly and Me and Baby Makes 3

55. Goody 2 Shoes

56. Got on a Lucky 1 Came in 18 to 1

57. 7 Years by Lukas Graham

58. the Fighting 69th

59. the 3rd World

60. on the 28th of November the Tans Left the Town of Macroom

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Solutions to Holly Bough crossword

THE winner of the €250 prize for the 2016 Holly Bough crossword competition was Eileen McKennedy, from Lyre, Clonakilty.

Thanks to all who entered.

Across

1. Cocktail shaker 7. Prawns 12. Opened 14. Desk 15. Avuncular 16. Magi 18. Sea 20. Harm 21. Tree top 23. Largesse 26. Out 27. Click and collect 28. Ode 30. Yolk 31. Cold 34. Unit 36. Elongate 37. Nestling 39. Ogham 40. Medieval 42. Answered 43. Next 44. Twig 47. Cong 48. Ate 51. Civil war 52. Dim 54. Embraced 56. Charmed 59. Aces 60. Yet 61. Nose 63. True north 66. Osprey 68. Eleven 69. He’s making a list

Down

1. Crossbow 2. Kin 3. Aida 5. He’s checking it twice 6. Era 8. Ruche 9. Well-to-do 10. Seraph 11. Hunt 13. Emerge 17. Troilus and Cressida 19. Alto 22. Rink 24. Egyptian 25. Skein 32. Dig 33. Glee 35. Teenager 38. Need 40. Met 41. Let in 45. Immature 46. Nine ladies dancing 48. Arches 49. Eddy 50. Amethyst 53. Scythe 55. Bonsai 57. Mince pies 58. Dare 62. Song 64. Hue 67. Pal.

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