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Know yer town do ye?

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:22 pm
by jordo
Hope this works, made it up myself :roll: It covers from this side of Booterstown to this side of Bray. (I'm in Dalkey at the moment :D )



1) Penninsular burial place in the heart of the town.

2) Two way traffic for 10,000 men

3) Bovine Scotsman.

4) This black stuff wouldn't quench your thirst here

5) A very delicate object indeed

6) A cross eyed view of the coal quay.

7) Summer time castles abound in this little fjord

8) Adam and Eve's summer homes.

9) A habit forming place to live.

10) Boots needed for this short walk.

11) African coloured stone to throw at trains.

12) Marching on water is the theme here.

13) A postmans nightmare.

14) Assembly point for botanists.

15) At the Fair a Cockney 'hiya'. (I checked it with Toby)

16) Trick extractor sort of place.

17) Book worms heaven.

18) The 'Boy from Killane's' opportunity.

19) Milk the bees for this one.

20) Ceramic objects are missing in this place.

21) Tall farm building on a pinnacle.

22) An empty place for a graceful bird.

23) Are they all 'doubters' that live here.

24) Insects abound here but a good place to meet none the less.

25) A D. J. will fix it for you if you want to play here.

26) A Halloween type of place to go for a dance if you're hungry.

27) High Church perhaps.

28) So good they named it twice. A rancher and a poet might help. So would grass and Avoca

29) Was the fella that built this place really a 'Foundling'? The Brothers might know.

30 A shade of wild dog and a patriot

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:17 pm
by grammer
:shock: :shock: :shock: :-| :-|

be back in a mom-----I mean a month

bloomin good one jordo ;-) ;-) ;-) :-( :-( :-(

1
2------york road
3
4
5 --glasthule
6---clarence street
7---sandycove
8---
9---deansgrange
10---
11--
12---
13---killiney hill
14---peoples pk
15--
16--
17--library road
18--kellys ave.
19---honeypark dairy
20---
21
22---eagle house
23---thomastown
24---bugrock
25==
26---
27---foxrock
28---
29---
30--

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:30 pm
by Strum
1) Mul(L)-grave



Excellent Jordo! Like a good cryptic crossword.... :cool:


jazez hold yer horses Grammer! :D

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:33 pm
by Strum
3)Cattle Jock...Castleknock...Geddit! Geddit! :roll:

Anyway that's on the Northside... :mrgreen:

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:38 pm
by Strum
8) Eden Villas

3) Bullock Harbour?

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:45 pm
by jordo
2, 5, 6, 7, 17, 18, 19 and 23 are correct grammer

You will love 13 when you get it or else kill me :D

1, 3, (second guess :D ) and 8 are correct Strum. Well done on No 1

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:17 pm
by farmboy
13 A postmans nightmare. How many letters??? :D

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:22 pm
by jordo
:D :D :D

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:23 pm
by farmboy
22 Swans Hollow!

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:33 pm
by farmboy
20 Pottery road!

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:36 pm
by farmboy
9 Monkstown.

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:43 pm
by farmboy
26 Ballybrack?

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:50 pm
by jordo
9, 20, 22 and 26 are correct Farmboy. Easy sitting here knowing the answers, hate to be doing it :roll:

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:58 pm
by farmboy
:cool: Jordo, they,re tough enough, too frazzled tonight to do any more but if they,re not all got by tomorrow, I,ll try again. Great quiz!

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:08 pm
by jordo
Thanks Farmboy. Lets see how Snowy does. Only 15 or so left and yeah they are hard. There is one there though that I am surprised you didn't get immediately :D

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:09 pm
by grammer
13 ---highthorn :-| :-| ??

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:25 pm
by Snowhite
13 Kill Avenue............??

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:50 pm
by jordo
4, 13, 14 and 15??? are Glasthule

10, 12, 16, 29 and 30 are D/L

21 is in Dalkey

25 in Killiney.

Spud might be able to help with 11 and 27.

Thought meet would have given 24.

28 Is going to be hard and I can't think of anything to say about it.

Where do sheep graze and what is Avoca famous for besides The Meetings?

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:54 pm
by Snowhite
11 Blackrock

PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:38 am
by grammer
10 wellington street

PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:42 am
by jordo
Nice one Snowy on No 11

No 10 is right also grammer. You might need Mrs grammers help on No 14 :D

PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:33 am
by Strum
Damn, we're on a new page..it's late, just got back to it.
Can somebody fix this list as to where we stand now, pretty Pleaseeeee? :D :cool:

PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:37 am
by jordo
1) Peninsular burial place in the heart of the town.
Ans. Mulgrave Street Strum

2) Two way traffic for 10,000 men
Ans. York Road grammer

3) Bovine Scotsman.
Ans. Bullock Strum

4) This black stuff wouldn't quench your thirst here


5) A very delicate object indeed .
Ans. Glasthule grammer

6) A cross eyed view of the coal quay.
Ans. Clarence Street grammer

7) Summer time castles abound in this little fjord
Ans. Sandycove grammer

8) Adam and Eve's summer homes.
Ans. Eden Villas Strum

9) A habit forming place to live.
Ans. Monkstown Farmboy

10) Boots needed for this short walk.
Ans. Wellington Street grammer

11) African coloured stone to throw at trains.
Ans. Blackrock Snowy

12) Marching on water is the theme here.
Ans. Marine Parade. Strum

13) A postmans nightmare.

14) Assembly point for botanists.

15) At the Fair a Cockney 'hiya'. (I checked it with Toby)

16) Trick extractor sort of place.


17) Book worms heaven.
Ans. Library Road. grammer

18) The 'Boy from Killane's' opportunity.
Ans. Kelly's Avenue grammer

19) Milk the bees for this one.
Ans. Honeypark (Dairy) grammer



20) Ceramic objects are missing in this place.
Ans. Pottery Road Farmboy

21) Tall farm building on a pinnacle.


22) An empty place for a graceful bird.
Ans. Swan's Hollow Farmboy

23) Are they all 'doubters' that live here.
Ans. Thomastown Road grammer

24) Insects abound here but a good place to meet none the less.


25) A Disc. Jockey. ‘will fix it’ for you if you want to play here.


26) A Halloween type of place to go for a dance if you're hungry.
Ans. Ballybrack Farmboy

27) High Church perhaps.

28) So good they named it twice. A rancher and a poet might help. So would grass and Avoca


29) Was the fella that built this place really a 'Foundling'? The Brothers might know.


30 A shade of wild dog and a patriot.

PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:45 am
by Strum
Thanks Jordo! That made it easy to break down...phew I was lost. :cool:



4) This black stuff wouldn't quench your thirst here

12) Marching on water is the theme here.

13) A postmans nightmare.

14) Assembly point for botanists.

15) At the Fair a Cockney 'hiya'. (I checked it with Toby)

16) Trick extractor sort of place.

21) Tall farm building on a pinnacle.

24) Insects abound here but a good place to meet none the less.

25) A Disc. Jockey. ‘will fix it’ for you if you want to play here.

27) High Church perhaps.

28) So good they named it twice. A rancher and a poet might help. So would grass and Avoca

29) Was the fella that built this place really a 'Foundling'? The Brothers might know.

30 A shade of wild dog and a patriot.

PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:46 am
by Strum
12) Marine Parade


Oh yeah, yer priceless Farmboy...no 13, how many letters..didn't cop it at first, (sounded like a serious question looking for a clue) cracked me up then! :cool: