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The Irish Quiz Organisation (IQO) oversees competitive quizzing in Ireland, particularly the organisation of the Irish heat of the World Quizzing Championships and maintaining the Irish quiz rankings which determine the teams for the European Quizzing Championships and Celtic Nations Quizzing Championship.


John O'Sullivan RIP     19/Sep/2018


It is with great sadness that the IQO announces the sudden death of our quizzing colleague John O'Sullivan. John was a dedicated member of the IQO committee from the organisation's founding in 2012 to the present day, and made many valuable contributions to the IQO's work.


The IQO extends its sincere sympathies to John’s family and many friends, particularly his son Colm who is a former IQO committee member.


Death notice & funeral arrangements




Dublin Quiz League registration now open           31/Aug/2018


Registration is now open for the 2018-19 league. Also, teams or individuals can sign up in person at the free Open Night we're holding on Mon 10th Sept (7pm to 9pm) in Ruin Bar, Tara St. More details...




Irish Open Quiz 2018 announced           20/Aug/2018


The Irish Open Quiz 2018 takes place on Saturday 29th September in Terenure Badminton Centre, Whitehall Road, Terenure, Dublin 12. More details...




Junior & Youth world quiz rankings launched      9/Aug/2018


The International Quizzing Association (IQA) has announced a regular Junior (under 19) and Youth (age 19-22) monthly event - similar to the Hot 100 - starting in September, which will feed into Junior/Youth world rankings. If you're interested in running this event in your school or college, please find more details at


The IQA has also announced 16th February as the date for Junior and Youth World Quizzing Championships. More details at




IQO and Muscular Dystrophy Ireland launch The Big World Cup Quiz     25/Jun/2018


The Big World Cup Quiz takes place in the Aviva Stadium on World Cup finals day (15th July), with a €1,000 prize for the winning team. More details... 






















Venue announced for Irish Open Quiz 2018       13/Jun/2018


We're returning to the Terenure Badminton Centre on Saturday 29th September for the Irish Open. More details...



Irish venue announced for World Quizzing Championships 2018     31/Mar/2018


Join us on Saturday 2nd June at the Terenure Badminton Centre, the Irish venue for the World Quizzing Championships 2018. More details...



Latest Irish quiz rankings published     26/Feb/2018


Check our Rankings page for the latest official Irish quiz rankings.



IQO and Muscular Dystrophy Ireland launch €3,000 'Big Ireland Quiz'     25/Sep/2017


The Big Ireland Quiz will take place between October 2017 and January 2018, with local table quiz events across the country, and the winning teams qualifying for the national Grand Final, and a total of €3,000 in prize money. 



Date for Irish Open 2017 announced     7/Sep/2017


The Irish Open Quiz 2017 will taken place in the Addison Lodge in Dublin on Saturday 30th September.



Dublin Quiz League 2017-18 launched    1/Sep/2017


Registration is now open for the Dublin Quiz League 2017-18 season.



Celtic Nations Quizzing Championships coming to Dublin in April    14/Mar/2017


The Irish Quiz Organisation is proud to be hosting the Celtic Nations championships in Dublin in April, with the Irish team looking forward to defending their 2016 title against teams from Scotland & Wales. Full details are on the Celtic Nations event page on Facebook.



Ireland win three gold medals at inaugural Quiz Olympiad    15/Nov/2016


Congratulations to the Irish team for finishing second in the medals table (courtesy of three gold medals for Lorcan Duff) at the recent Quiz Olympiad in Athens. Read the full report.



New Irish Open champion is Mark Henry     27/Sep/2016


Congratulations to our new Irish Open champion, Mark Henry! See our Irish Open 2016 page for photos, results, and question and answer sheets.



Irish Open date announced     6/Jul/2016


Come and take on the best of Irish quizzers at the Irish Open, which takes place at the Addison Lodge (opposite the Botanic Gardens) in Glasnevin, Dublin on Saturday 24th September. For more details and updates closer to the date, see the event's Facebook page.



Ireland win Celtic Nations Quizzing Championships for first time    25/Apr/2016


Ireland's 12-strong team has won the Celtic Nations Quizzing Championships 2016, defeating Scotland and Wales at the event held last weekend (23rd/24th April) in Edinburgh.



Dublin Quiz League 2016 details announced     30/Dec/2015


The inaugural Dublin Quiz League finished just before Christmas. Thanks to all the teams who entered and we hope you enjoyed the challenge and had plenty of craic along the way.


The next league will kick off in January and new teams must apply by Monday 11th January. See the league page for details.



Contestants required for new RTE quiz show     17/Sep/2015


A call has gone out for contestants for an upcoming RTE quiz show. Find out how to apply.



Dublin Team Quiz League - Launch Night     10/Aug/2015


Join us for the Dublin Quiz League launch night next Monday evening in J.W. Sweetman's beside O'Connell Bridge.

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