Irish Open cancelled

19th October 2021 Gary Stephens

We traditionally hold the Irish Open every autumn, but sadly due to COVID we won’t be holding it this year. Helping make up for its absence is the inaugural Irish Quiz League, currently underway with 18 teams playing matches over Read more…

New event: the Irish Quiz League

21st September 2021 Gary Stephens

We have exciting news… the first Irish Quiz League will begin in October! This will be an online event taking place under the auspices of the IQO. Matches will take place over Zoom on Monday nights (or during the preceding Read more…

Celtic Nations Quizzing Championships

15th September 2021 Gary Stephens

It’s (still) the IQO’s turn to host the Celtic Nations Quizzing Championships, and we had hoped to run it this autumn, but due to restrictions on indoor events and continuing uncertainty over COVID-19, we sadly won’t be able to do Read more…

Download our new gameshow-themed Quarantine Quiz Pack

17th August 2021 Dan O'Malley

Things are getting better COVID-wise, but life’s still not fully back to normal yet — so by popular demand we’ve created one final Quarantine Quiz Pack, so anyone who wants to run their own online quizzing events can easily download Read more…

New Irish-themed Quarantine Quiz Pack now available

13th March 2021 Dan O'Malley

Since they were launched in June 2020, the IQO’s Quarantine Quiz Packs have helped raise nearly €2,000 for charity. In case you’re not familiar with them, each Quarantine Quiz Pack contains a high-quality ready-made quiz, all set for you to Read more…

Celtic Nations Quizzing Championships

9th February 2021 Gary Stephens

It’s the IQO’s turn to host the Celtic Nations Quizzing Championships – sadly we had to postpone this last year due to COVID-19 – but we are hoping to run this event in October of this year, assuming all goes Read more…

End-of-year Irish quiz rankings now available

20th January 2021 Dan O'Malley

The Irish quiz rankings up to the end of 2020 have now been published. This includes all quiz events (Hot 100, Squizzed) played during 2020, plus the World Quiz Championships held online in early December. A snapshot of the top Read more…

Christmas-themed Quarantine Quiz Pack now available

16th December 2020 Dan O'Malley

Just in time for the festive season, we’ve added a brand new Christmas-themed set of questions, in aid of charity. You’ll find it on the Quarantine Quiz Pack page – just look for the green button for Pack no. 3. Read more…

Patrick Carthy crowned Brain of Dublin 2020

6th December 2020 Dan O'Malley

Yesterday (Saturday December 5th), the IQO held the inaugural final of Brain of Dublin, a new individual quiz competition run in parallel with the Dublin Quiz League. The tournament had actually kicked off in November 2019, with the intention of Read more…

IQO Christmas Appeal 2020 launched

1st December 2020 Gary Stephens

The IQO is running a Christmas 2020 appeal to support UNICEF’s vital work providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide, such as in Yemen, where millions of children are starving, health systems are collapsing, and medicine, clean water and Read more…

Upcoming Events

  1. Irish Quiz League

    Friday October 8th @ 8:00am - Tuesday December 21st @ 5:00pm
  2. November Hot 100 quiz – play from home

    Saturday November 20th @ 8:00am - Monday November 29th @ 5:00pm