Check out our bumper crossword by our mystery compiler Arahoden. As usual, you can expect some Cavan twists. Print it out, complete it and enter our competition to win lunch for two in the Cavan Crystal Hotel, not to mention a coveted Anglo-Celt pen (details below).


1. Destination for recreational trail from Ballyconnell (10)

6. Wealthy birches without BSE (4)

10. Relieved pain in Finea sedately (5)

11. Practice campanology to seem slightly familiar (4,1,4)

12. Boardwalk Trail aka Stairway to Heaven (8)

13. Pale purple shrub I call differently (5)

15. Three score and ten (7)

17. Sam leaves hermitages for a cross near Virginia (7)

19. Finished outside the first three (4-3)

21. Design style for the 1920s and 30s (3,4)

22. Chart information display when Iris leaves hairgrips (5)

24. Exhaust through overuse (4,4)

27. Peers exit changed skilled proficiency (9)

28. French boredom discovered in Denn uilleann pipes (5)

29. Perceives the same both ways (4)

30. Irish vocational school (5,5)


1. South African war both sides of Borora river (4)

2. Glebe for Ballyhaise Celtic (9)

3. Alpine folk call (5)

4. Annual CCE Festival in Cavan (2,5)

5. Peter was the top scorer in the Polo Grounds (7)

7. Perfect in Knockbride album (5)

8. Sheelin river maybe 50% of a cardboard box (4,6)

9. Lough near Killeshandra that glaw agitated (8)

14. Amalgamated underage footballers from Cúchulainns, Killinkere and Lavey (5,5)

16. Standard in Monaghan (8)

18. Korean martial art in Cavan Scout Hall (3,4,2)

20. Modern row for a road in Cootehill (3,4)

21. Unpaid player (7)

23. Sufficient contained in Farnham pledge (5)

25. Acts for legal documents (5)

26. Grain grinding facility before Rock in Cavan Town (4)

To enter: Print out the crossword, complete it and post your entry to The Anglo-Celt, Crossword Competition, Kilmore Business Park, Dublin Road, Cavan, to be in with a chance of winning one of our coveted Anglo-Celt pens and for the glory, of course.

There's also a two-course lunch for the Atrium Bar in the Cavan Crystal Hotel up for grabs!

Please remember to put the volume number of your entry on the outside of your submission.