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. Mal baffles Judy rebuilding a town in Cavan (14)

10. Songs in Irish (7)

11. Orc reef distorted in Gowna lake (7)

12. Sports squad concealed by Cavan Institute amateur (4)

13. Wooden rods for Cavan cooperative (5)

15. Tangerine and grapefruit hybrid fruit (4)

17. Romany without man for Keano (3)

19. Male is confused by electronic correspondence (1-5)

21. Unkempt and common Greta Garbo without robe (6)

22. Cross outside Virginia (7)

23. Respond to solution (6)

25. Irish Mogue (6)

27. Irish son (3)

29. Leaders of Irish Business Against Litter (4)

30. Cash found in Shantemon eye-watering (5)

31. Snug returned firearms (4)

34. Straight line touching a curve (7)

35. Coalpit destruction is currently interesting (7)

36. Commercial development in Cavan Town (8,6)


2. Former Elmbank House (7)

3. Jump for a day on the 29th of February (4)

4. All Ireland championship for Arva (6)

5. Before Graham was the Bainisteoir (6)

6. Shercock Kilann Rural Development curtailed (4)

7. Vertical GAA goalpost (7)

8. Ruined regal residence in Dún a Rí (8,6)

9. Regal residence in Killashandra (6,8)

14. Correction house in Blacklion (7)

16. Walled narrow street used for handball (5)

18. Canoe for Gallonray adventure race (5)

20. Formal address for male when he leaves Shire (3)

21. Rapid eye movement curtailed sate of sleep (3)

24. How Nan’s changed before a wood near Redhills (7)

26. Rum cord untangled place of worship in Kilmore (7)

27. Cement mixture maybe a military weapon (6)

28. Follows Lacken GAA (6)

32. Blocking vote in Dernacrieve tolerated (4)

33. Unlock a golf tournament (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.