In honor of St. Patrick’s Day (proper … none of this celebrating it two days early stuff, thanks), we’ve compiled a dozen rock ‘n’ roll trivia questions for ya’s. (Don’t peak at the answers below!). Good luck and cheers:

1. Name the hometown of alternative rock band The Cranberries.

2. Irish rockers Thin Lizzy formed in 1969, but didn’t enjoy international success until their 1976 hit, “The Boys are Back in Town.” Name the album that featured the song.

3. What instrument did Thin Lizzy lead singer Phil Lynott play — and how did he die in 1986?

4. What are the birth names of Dublin-born mega-rock band U2’s singer Bono and guitarist The Edge?

5. This L.A. rap act wore their Irish heritage proudly on their debut album — a disc featuring the hot “Jump Around.”

6. When Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood “cut down” on his alcohol consumption in the 1990s, he told fans and reporters that he preferred this traditional Irish beverage over anything else.

7. Irish vocalist Sinead O’Connor’s 1990 hit “Nothing Compares 2 You” was originally penned by this American songwriter.

8. This Belfast-based punk band formed in 1977 and made its mark with two early singles — “Suspect Device and “Alternative Ulster.”

9. Portly vocalist/sax player/guitarist Van Morrison first enjoyed success during the British Invasion era singing and playing harmonica with this bluesy, Belfast-based group.

10. Singer/actor/event organizer Bob Geldof spent years fronting this Irish rock band.

11. Irish/English band The Pogues were originally called “Pogue Mahone” — what did that mean in Gaelic?

12. English-born/Irish-blooded singer Shane MacGowan (of the Pogues) and Aussie-born singer Nick Cave (of the Bad Seeds) joined forces in 1992 to collaborate on a three-song EP featuring a very woozy duet version of this Louis Armstrong classic.

1. Limerick / 2. Jailbreak / 3. Bass guitar, heroin overdose / 4. Paul Hewson and David Evans / 5. House of Pain / 6. Guinness Stout / 7. Prince / 8. Stiff Little Fingers / 9. Them / 10. The Boomtown Rats / 11. “Kiss my arse” / 12. “Wonderful World”

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