Quiz Round 5 -
What was Mike Hedges’ reaction when he first heard the demo tape of The Priests?
Which role in which of Mozart’s most famous operas is included in Fr Eugene’s repertoire?
Of The Priests, who has been for a number of years harbouring the desire to one day travel to New Zealand – and which famous Kiwi film plays a role in that interest?
What is the title of one of Fr Martin’s favourite books?
Question 125 (a "snuff" question):
During 2009, all three Fathers have been repeatedly heard to say that they were “black and blue all over”! Now why would they possibly say such a thing?
For whom of The Priests is May 5th a special date – and why? (Note: The Priests’ debut performance in Sydney on 5 May 09 does not count!)
Question 127 (a winter question):
Fr David was once asked during an interview, if he had been “a good boy” at school. He seemed amused by the question – what did he answer?
In January 2009, who of The Priests was the first to mention in the media that there was “a possibility of a second album”?
Can you name some albums/artists of Fr David’s varied CD collection?
When, where and with which production did Fr … make his directorial debut?
What is the correct name of Fr Eugene’s parish – is it listed among “Country Parishes” or among “City Parishes” in the Diocese – and how are the two churches called?
What is the correct name of Fr Martin’s parish – is it listed among “Country Parishes” or among “City Parishes” in the Diocese – and how are the two churches called?
What is the correct name of Fr David’s parish – is it listed among “Country Parishes” or among “City Parishes” in the Diocese – and how are the two churches called?
Who was the renowned (late) singing teacher with whom all three Fathers studied during their time at Queen’s University in Belfast?
“We believe that God has stepped into our lives, the God of Surprises.” -
Unfortunately, there were a couple of small problems that came up during The Priests’ trip to Australia in 2009. Do you know what went wrong?
How did Fr David once describe his parents’ response to The Priests’ new-
During The Priests’ Trócaire-
What did The Priests perform for Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla when their Royal Highnesses visited Ballyclare on … (date)? In which venue did the event take place – and what has the venue to do with Fr Eugene?
Which was the longest period of time (how many days?) that The Priests were away from their parishes so far – when and during which trip?
In the TC there is a little video clip with The Priests performing for the Irish President in Ballyclare in Feb 2010.
Would you know of any occasion when The Priests performed for Mrs McAleese prior to that? If so, when and where did that event take place and who else was part of the famous company?
The Priests often have been heard to say that being together in their “big adventure” would be of great help. In what way might that be the case?
Of The Priests, who pursued singing studies in Rome with the renowned Maestro Sergio Ballani?
Of The Priests, who has been involved with Trócaire for many years (already prior to the Belfast Concert), even being the charity’s representative in Down and Connor?
What was Fr Eugene’s reaction to The Priests’ “Father Ted meets Westlife” tag?
Of The Priests, who had the most calendar conflicts so far in combining tour dates or promotional trips with his parish duties? Can you give examples?
Having each been granted scholarships to study music in St MacNissi’s College, The Priests initially sang together as boy trebles before their voices started to change into their adult range. But why would Fr Martin always break into a grin when telling that story?
What was, in his own words, Fr David’s “biggest rock’n’roll moment” so far?
During Easter 2009 The Priests introduced some of their favourite music during a special broadcast on Classic-
In an interview, Fr Martin said he would like to have seen what animal during The Priests' first ever visit Down Under -
Answers for Round 5
“We plant seeds that one day will grow -
We might never see the end results, but that is the difference
between the Master Builder and the worker."