Thought you might like another Irish quiz!
All the following answers have the letters IRE somewhere in the word.
|2.||An unsatisfied longing||DESIRE|
|3.||Metal in the form of a thread||WIRE|
|4.||Ream of paper||QUIRE|
|6.||Stimulate or arouse||INSPIRE|
|8.||A group of countries under a single authority||EMPIRE|
|9.||Process of combustion||FIRE|
|11.||Employ for wages||HIRE|
|13.||Leave employment because of age||RETIRE|
|14.||Bog or swamp||MIRE|
|15.||A blood sucker||VAMPIRE|
|16.||A type of draft horse||SHIRE|
|17.||Point out a route||DIRECT|
|18.||A black cap work by clergyman||BIRETTA|
|19.||To breath air||RESPIRE|
|20.||An old radio||WIRELESS|
Sheila Douthwaite, Occupational therapist, South Africa
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This activity is suitable as part of an Intergenerational Program. Residents are paired with their own grandchildren or local school children to make beautiful rainbows.
I printed off green shamrocks from clip art, cut them out doubled, wrote an easy question re Ireland on the inside.
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These little Leprechaun hats look great as a mass display or as table centrepieces for any Irish celebration including St Patrick’s Day on 17th March.
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