Below are recent stories by Michael Cryan
Last updated: 21 May 2013 19:23
Fifty-eight apartments on the outskirts of Cavan town failed to reached their reserve when they went under the hammer at a Dublin auction last Wednesday.
Last updated: 15 May 2013 12:59
Ballyconnell District Court is to sit for the last time in July (Tuesday, July 9), shutting its doors ahead of the annual summer court term break.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2013 16:36
The water supply in Swanlinbar has been fully restored following a recent incidence of excess levels of ammonia in the water supply.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 16:46
The Bishop of Kilmore, Leo O’Reilly, will officially open the new extension and astro turf pitch at Butlersbridge National School on Friday April 26 at noon.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2013 16:53
A former senator was granted bail after he appeared in court today, along with two other men, on a charge of demanding €100,000 with menaces.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 16:12
EirGrid is seeking feedback on a new key report on the controversial north-south interconnector, which it says will improve the all-island electricity system.
The company will apply for planning approval for the development later this year or early next year. The proposal will be for overhead lines but the sub-station suggested for Kingscourt has been dropped.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2013 21:56
There was unanimous cross party support for a motion which condemned the actions of Cork County Council who suspended three workers for repairing a pot hole, which they deemed a hazard.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2013 21:44
A member of Cavan County Council has called on the British Government to honour their commitment to hold a public inquiry into the murder of Belfast solicitor, Pat Finucane.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2013 16:24
Cavan County Council’s rates arrears have climbed to over €3.6m, following the downturn in the economy, it was revealed at the April meeting of the local authority on Monday afternoon.
Last updated: 9 Apr 2013 15:53
One of Cavan’s most outspoken councillors has demanded a meeting with the HSE regarding the proposed reduction of services provided in the Midwifery Lead Unit (MLU) at Cavan General Hospital. It is one of only two such units in the country.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 17:48
A family home in a South Fermanagh village had to be evacuated in the early hours of this morning (March 27), following the discovery of a suspicious device.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2013 15:03
The theft of the St Vincent de Paul box from the Cathedral of Ss Patrick and Felim last weekend has been described as “mean-spirited” by a curate attached to the cathedral.
Fr Ultan McGoohan is appealing for the return of the box, which would have contained both donations and letters of appeal from those in need of help throughout the parish.
Published: 12 Feb 2013 15:13
Almost 1,200 cannabis plants, with a street value of almost €1m, were discovered along with drug paraphernalia following a search of a disused premises in east Cavan. It was the second such discovery in the county in as many weeks, and the eleventh in the county over the past year.
Published: 10 Jan 2013 13:14
District Court Judge Sean MacBride has told The Anglo-Celt that he is totally opposed to the closure of the court sittings in Virginia, Ballyconnell and Clones in his District Number 5 as part of an ongoing review by the Courts Service.
Published: 27 Dec 2012 16:22
Cavan Icebreakers Swimming Club witnessed one of the largest turnouts in recent years for their 45th annual Christmas morning swim. Over 80 men, woman, boys and girls took to the waters at Annagh Lake, Butlersbridge shortly after 11.30am. The unusual good weather brought the crowds out for the occasion.
Published: 30 Nov 2012 02:28
The new McCauley's Chemist at Connolly Street, Cavan, opened its doors to the public for the first time today (Friday).
Published: 27 Nov 2012 09:30
The Quinn Group has hit back at speculation that 38 jobs have been lost across its companies in recent weeks, describing the claim as "pure fabrication".
Published: 14 Nov 2012 14:53
A Cootehill octogenarian is peeved that she was forced to pay over €127 for the controversial household charge last month instead of the original €100 fee.
Published: 14 Nov 2012 13:02
Cavan/Monaghan's most senior garda has claimed that burglaries in the region had decreased by 24% over the past 10 months, despite the closure of a number of stations.
Published: 12 Nov 2012 14:22
Garda investigations into the fatal shooting of a former garda during the early hours of Friday morning last are "ongoing", according to the officer who is heading up the inquiry.
Published: 9 Nov 2012 14:41
Gardai are believed to be treating the discovery of a man's body in a house in Bailieboro at 11am this morning as a suspected murder.
Published: 6 Nov 2012 17:56
The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) hopes to raise €500,000 through its annual Angel Campaign running for the duration of this month.
Published: 18 Oct 2012 20:53
Crosserlough camogie club will be hoping to go one better on Sunday when they take on Dungiven from Derry in the 2012 Ulster Senior C Club Championship Final in Aughnamullen, Monaghan, at 2.45pm.
Published: 11 Oct 2012 18:03
There was a mixed reaction to a new draft signage policy which was introduced by Cavan Town Council to curb the number of signs being erected on roads around the town.
Published: 19 Sep 2012 09:30
A Mountnugent company has scooped the overall prize at the Cavan County Enterprise Awards, which were presented in the Cavan Crystal Hotel last Thursday night. Surplus Stock Worldwide will now represent Cavan in the regional section of the National Enterprise Awards.
Published: 7 Mar 2012 17:30
Prefabs have been the bane of many national schools in Cavan for years but there was welcome news for three such schools last week when it was revealed that they are to receive a grant to install new permanent classrooms. Two national schools in Cavan town, St Felim's and Crubany, as well as Knocktemple NS in Virginia will be among the 200 state-of-the-art permanent classrooms to be built across the country.
Published: 7 Mar 2012 17:30
The contents of a charming mid 18th century house located in beautiful rolling countryside on the Cavan/Meath border will go under the hammer at an auction on Sunday, March 11 at 1.30pm. Over 500 lots of good Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian furniture, antique mirrors, rugs, jewellery, porcelain, and art, from Castlecor House, Oldcastle, will come on the market, according to auctioneer Damien Matthews.
Published: 29 Feb 2012 17:30
Dún Uí Néill Barracks in Cavan town is due to close on March 27 but a farewell social was held on Friday night last when colleagues past and present recalled the good times. Anglo-Celt reporter Michael Cryan was on hand at the surprisingly upbeat occasion to record what the barracks meant to the thousands of people who it affected down through the last two decades, and what the future holds for those currently serving...
Published: 22 Feb 2012 17:30
A radical overhaul of the way Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (known as ME) is managed in Ireland is required, according to a Bailieboro sufferer. Barry Kavanagh, who was first diagnosed with the condition last October, believes that a proper framework for the treatment of ME needs to be put in place and he's hoping to set up a support group in Cavan for sufferers. It's estimated that 12,000 Irish people now suffer from ME.
Published: 8 Feb 2012 17:30
Property includes supermarket and pitch 'n' putt course,