Love quizzing? So do we!

Founded in 2012, the Irish Quiz Organisation (IQO) oversees competitive quizzing in Ireland.

We run quiz events in Dublin and around Ireland, and arrange Irish teams to compete in international tournaments such as the Celtic Nations Quiz Championships and European Quizzing Championships.

Youth & Junior World Quizzing Championships

12th February 2020 Gary Stephens

The Youth World Quizzing Championships (age 19-30) and Junior World Quizzing Championships (under 19) take place in venues worldwide on Saturday 22nd February. If anyone is interested in sitting these quiz papers in Dublin, please contact us at so we can Read more…

Venue for Celtic Nations 2020 announced

29th November 2019 Gary Stephens

The Irish Quiz Organisation is excited to welcome the Scottish and Welsh teams to Dublin for the Celtic Nations Quizzing Championships 2020, on the weekend of 17th-19th April 2020. Full details…

Brain of Dublin 2020 qualifier results

22nd November 2019 Dan O'Malley

Following the qualifying heats held on Nov 4th & 12th, we are ready to reveal the results – namely, who has qualified for the inaugural Brain of Dublin tournament. We had 46 entrants altogether, each of whom had 30 minutes Read more…

Updated quiz rankings for October

21st November 2019 Dan O'Malley

The monthly Irish quiz rankings have just been updated, for the 12 months up to 31st Oct 2019. We have a bit of musical chairs in the top 10 as Patrick Carthy jumps two places over both Lorcan Duff and Read more…

Dublin Quiz League results archive now available

20th November 2019 Dan O'Malley

Following on from the recent redesign of this website, we’re pleased to announce a greatly-expanded section of the site devoted to the Dublin Quiz League. From the Dublin Quiz League homepage you can now access the following: Current season page, Read more…

Irish Interprovincial Quiz Championships 2020

15th November 2019 Gary Stephens

After the success of 2019’s inaugural Interprovincial Quiz Championships, we’re delighted to announce that 2019’s winning province – Munster – will be hosting the 2020 Interprovincials on Sunday 29th March 2020 at the Woodstock Hotel, just outside Ennis, Co. Clare. Read more…

Two medals for Ireland at European Quizzing Championships

11th November 2019 Gary Stephens

Pictured from left to right: Joseph O’Donoghue, Mark Henry, Kevin Jones, Patrick Carthy, Dave McBryan, Lorcan DuffNot pictured: David Lea, Stephen Dodding Thanks to Team Ireland for doing us proud at the European Quizzing Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria! In the Read more…

Come on you quizzers in green!

8th November 2019 Dan O'Malley

☘️☘️☘️ Please join us in wishing the best of luck to the quizzers representing Ireland at this weekend’s European Quizzing Championships, currently kicking off in Sofia, Bulgaria. Pulling on the green jersey for this tournament are Dave McBryan, David Lea, Read more…

Welcome to our new website!

7th November 2019 Dan O'Malley

Welcome to our new redesigned website! Here are the main new features: Improved mobile-friendly design Built-in search feature (the small magnifying glass icon at the top of the page) Improved events page – all of the IQO’s upcoming events will Read more…

Upcoming Events

  1. Irish Interprovincial Quiz Championships 2020

    Sunday March 29th @ 11:00am - 6:00pm
  2. Celtic Nations Quizzing Championships 2020

    Friday April 17th @ 8:00pm - Sunday April 19th @ 2:00pm
  3. World Quizzing Championships 2020

    Saturday June 6th @ 11:00am - 5:00pm
  4. Quiz Olympiad

    Thursday November 5th @ 8:00am - Sunday November 8th @ 5:00pm