The Ultimate Politics and History Quiz

by Tim Bourke and William Scally

ISBN 978-0-9545620-5-2 / 140 pp / Pub date: 10 November 2022

In the dark days of Covid time, confined to quarters in lockdown, the authors, William Scally and Tim Bourke retained their sanity by engaging in what proved to be an all-engrossing contest: devising a complex and broad-reaching series of questions that would brighten the pandemic days.

Later, during 2022, they reviewed the first edition ,eliminated certain questions and introduced  about 230 new questions and solutions.

The book you hold in your hand is the final result of this exchange. The Ultimate Politics and History Quiz  contains five hundred thought-provoking queries, together with their exceptionally diverse solutions. The questions traverse the world of Irish and international politics and history, and while some of them are relatively straightforward, many pose quite the conundrum. The brain that likes a challenge will relish this book. 

Tim Bourke and William Scally have both worked in various areas of industry, education and politics. 

Following a splendid launch at the RDS on 17th November, The Ultimate Politics and History Quiz is now available.  To contact the authors for a special signed copy of the book, email:


Buy The Ultimate Politics and History Quiz at any of these links – or ask about
getting it in by special order in any Irish bookshop, referencing the distributors, Gardners.  

Waterstones, Ireland  /  Barnes & Noble, USA / The Book Depository, UK
 Schweitzer Books, Germany  /  Amazon, UK  /  Amazon, France (best for Eurozone deliveries)