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Northern Ireland County Quiz - Down

Can you guess these facts about County Down in Northern Ireland?
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedJanuary 27, 2022
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City in County Down on a river of the same name that lies partly in County Armagh
Newry
County town of County Down
Downpatrick
Thomas Andrews from Comber was responsible for the design of this iconic ocean liner
RMS Titanic
City located on the border of County Down and County Antrim
Lisburn
TV mini-series in which Holywood born Jamie Dornan wakes up in the Australian Outback with no recollection of who he is
The Tourist
Large sea lough or inlet in the east of the county
Strangford
This 'Peninsula of the Ulstermen', separates the above lough from the Irish Sea
Ards
Seaside resort town that has a namesake in the US state of Maine
Bangor
New identity for the above town's North Pier, named after a US President
Eisenhower
Politician and Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 to 1999, who was largely brought up on a farm near Comber, County Down
Paddy Ashdown
Range of mountains that dominate the south of County Down
Mourne
Northern Ireland's highest mountain, that lies within the above range
Slieve Donard
Old Castle Ward was used as a location for 'Winterfell Castle' in this HBO production
Game of Thrones
Professional golfer from Holywood who won the 2011 U.S. Open
Rory McIlroy
British Colony founded by the First Fleet in which Thomas Jamison from County Down served as surgeon mate. It has the same name as a present day Australian state
New South Wales
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