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. Small pool DUP led astray (6)

4. Bagel oil destroyed a Lough near Bailieborough (8)

9. Related to horses (6)

10. Sets Carl composed at college in Ballyjamesduff (2,6)

12. Wicklow Mountain found outside Belturbet (9)

13. Old fireplace found in Glangevlin gleaming (5)

14. Cuilcagh caves plans lagoons carelessly (12)

18. Home for Killinkere (3,5,4)

21. Instinctive feeling it’s not in Hutchins (5)

22. Inspectors break miner's axe (9)

24. Completes group water scheme with Barraghy (8)

25. Garden summerhouse (6)

26. Country House outside Virginia (2,6)

27. Copper kitchen container in Kilnaleck (6)


1. Common calisthenic exercises (5-3)

2. A mug Lord broke between Cavan and Butlersbridge (8)

3. Person who avoids others in Skealon erroneously (5)

5. Celebration of creative works this weekend in Cavan (4,8)

6. Bag in hall destroyed a Cavan village (9)

7. Parish for Stradone (6)

8. Not as difficult (6)

11. Lake of the Fairy Pool (5,7)

15. Person found next door (9)

16. Alternative name for Farnham Street (8)

17. Incline for winter sport (3,5)

19. Moves work periods (6)

20. Hooded jacket for obsessive nerd (6)

23. Phelim aged covering a visual representation (5)

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.