CONGRATULATIONS to James Roche from Rocklands, Castlebar, Co Mayo, who is the overall winner of the Irish Independent's Christmas BizQuiz for 2010, sponsored by Cooley Distillery.
Mr Roche was the first name out of the hat and wins:
lA guided tour for two of the Kilbeggan Distillery;
lA handsigned bottle of the special Kilbeggan Distillery Reserve Malt Whiskey.
Three runners-up win a bottle of Kilbeggan 15-year-old Irish Whiskey -- 2009 IWSC Worldwide Whiskey of the Year -- worth €100 each.
The runners up are: Adrian Madden, 52 Jamestown Park, Ratoath, Co Meath; Steve Brennan, 1 Orby Court, The Gallops, Dublin 18; and Michael Crotty, Main Street, Lismore, Co Waterford.
2) Dan O'Connor
4) 3 Mobile
5) Sean FitzPatrick
6) Brian Cowen, Eamon Gilmore
7) Maire Geoghegan-Quinn
8) NBNK Investments
10) $1.456, January 13
11) George Osborne
12) 4.19pc but multiple rates accepted depending on loan to value etc
14) Lawrence (Larry) Summers
17) Robert (Bob) Diamond
18) State Street, €57m
19) Patrick Coveney, chief executive of Greencore which announced in November plans to merge with UK firm Northern Foods
20) Paul McCann, Michael McAteer