Holly Bough Diffney Quiz and crossword answers: Did you win?

Did you win the Holly Bough competition prizes this year? The winners and answers are here... Thanks for all your entries, we had thousands of them!
Holly Bough Diffney Quiz and crossword answers: Did you win?

The thousands of entries for the 2020 Holly Bough Diffney Quiz and crossword

THE winner of the 2020 Holly Bough Diffney Quiz €500 prize was Pat O’Keeffe, from Portlaoise, Co Laois.

Answers below.

1. 100 Cent in a Euro

2. Take Down a Peg or 2

3. Neptune Basketball Club, Founded 1947

4. Pisces (February 19th - March 20th)

5. 7 Points for a Black Ball in Snooker

6. Halleys Comet Appears Every 76 Years

7. 01/05 May Day

8. 15 Men on a Dead Man’s Chest

9. 1234567 by the Frank and Walters

10. an Gorta Mór 1845-1849

11. 4 in a Bed

12. the Earth, 3rd Planet from the Sun

13. Henry the 4th, Part 2 by William Shakespeare

14. 6 Balls in an Over

15. the River Feale is 75 Kilometres Long

16. Usain Bolt, Olympic 100 Metres Champion

17. 4 Green Fields

18. Bus Route 220x, Ovens to Crosshaven

19. Le Mans ‘66

20. 50 States in the United States of America

21. 5 o’Clock Shadow

22. the Titanic Left Cobh on 11/04/1912

23. September 1913 by William Butler Yeats

24. L = 50 in Roman Numerais

25. 12 Counties in Leinster

26. Michael D Higgins, an 9ú Uachtarán na hÉireann

27. 2 Left Feet

28. Sam Bennett Won 2 Stages in the Tour de France

29. 8 out of 10 Cats

30. the Clubhouse is the 19th Hole of Golf

31. the 1 Eyed Reilly

32. 2 Bottles of Wine in a Magnum

33. Just Molly and Me and Baby Makes 3

34. the 1 and Only Ivan

35. Cork 20 Rally

36. 8 Planets in the Solar System

37. 2020 Chinese Year of the Rat

38. Tom Kiernan, Won 54 Caps for Ireland

39. 16/08/1977 Elvis Presley Died

40. 64,000 Dollar Question

41. Ulysses by James Joyce, 1st Published in 1922

42. Pieces of 8

43. Conn 100 Cathach

44. 2, 4, 6, 8 Who Do We Appreciate

45. a 2 Edged Sword

46. 1944-1945 the Battle of the Bulge

47. 14 Lines in a Sonnet

48. the River Corrib is 6 Kilometres Long

49. 123 Years of the Holly Bough

50. 4 Members of a Quartet

51. 5001 Kilometres between Cork and New York

52. behind the 8 Ball

53. Gael-Taca, 22 Port Uí Shúilleabháin, Corcaigh

54. Alexander the Great, Died 323 B.C

55. 7 Players on a Netball Team

56. You Only Get 1 Roll of the Dice

57. 20/06/1631 the Sack of Baltimore

58. We 3 Kings of Orient Are

59. 50 is 1/2 a Century

60. There’s only 1 Street in Dromcollogher by Percy French

THE winner of the 2020 Holly Bough €250 prize crossword was Claire Lynch.

Answers below.

Across

1. Coachford 6. Stealth 10. Fox 12. Ego 13. Roald Dahl 14. Ice 15. Era 16. Point of sale 17. Simmered 20. Evil 21. Cargo 22. Off 24. Minute steak 29. Piano 31. Prompt 32. Spending 33. Veldt 34. Ended 36. Calm down 38. Gemini 39. Easel 42. Merry Christmas 46. Mallow 47. Tea 48. Istle 49. Tutu 50. Taxpayer 54. Cash payment 57. Ali 58. Act 59. Goose 62. Red deer

Down

1. Christmas present 2. Alarming 3. Hedge 4. Olive oil 5. Deep 6. Social distancing 7. Exit 8. Loafers 9. Hula hoop 10. Free-for-all 11. X-ray 18. Roe 19. Debt 21. Cow 23. Frontline workers 25. Tripod 27. ESP 28. Kingdom 30. Anon 32. Star 33. Vienna 37. War 40. Leinster 41. Lee 43. Rout 44. Playroom 45. Stipend 46. Mix 49. Tremor 51. After 52. Pages 55. Yule log 56. Talc

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