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Congratulations to BizQuiz winners

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:

  • One night's accommodation and one evening meal for two people in the four-star Carton House;
  • One round of golf for two people at Carton House championship golf course;

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.


1) 5.8pc

2) Dan O'Connor

3) 73pc

4) 3 Mobile

5) Sean FitzPatrick

6) Brian Cowen, Eamon Gilmore

7) Maire Geoghegan-Quinn

8) NBNK Investments

9) $20bn

10) $1.456, January 13

11) George Osborne

12) 4.19pc but multiple rates accepted depending on loan to value etc

13) ESB

14) Lawrence (Larry) Summers

15) £300m/$476m

16) €20bn/$32.2bn

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

Irish Independent