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OCTOBER 2018
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Competition
This month's prize is two nights bed
& breakfast plus one evening meal for
two people sharing in the County Arms
Hotel, Birr.
The four-star County Arms Hotel
in Birr, County Offaly, is the perfect
venue for conferences, weddings,
luxurious weekends away, scenic
tours, business meetings and seminars.
Pamper yourself in the leisure club or
wellness suite and experience luxury
accommodation with quality service.
Wake up to breakfast in Cooke's
restaurant overlooking our 200-year-old
walled garden. The restaurant offers
you a blend of mouth-wateringly good
food and friendly, unfussy service. We
focus on quality ingredients, expertly
prepared by our culinary team. Bar 62
is the place for all-day dining with an ex
tensive menu from midday to 9:30pm
every day. You can also enjoy Sunday
lunch in its comfortable setting.
Touring Georgian Birr, Birr Castle and
the midlands is easy. Activities include
golf, horse-riding, walking and historical
tours. The County Arms prides itself on
being a family-friendly hotel and
offers a wide variety of activities for the
perfect family break in Ireland.
Last month's winner: Ann Braithwaite,
Athy, Co Kildare
ACROSS:
6 John Denver's Country Roads is about which US state? (4,8)
8 On whose RTÉ TV chat show are the guests' identities kept secret until their
appearance on stage?
9 A statue of whom was unveiled in Annascaul in 2003?
10 ____ Head is the most southerly point in Leinster.
12 The Bay of ______ is located between western France and northern Spain.
14 Moving objects follow "the path of _____ resistance".
15 Brother of Del Boy.
16 One of Britain's biggest supermarket chains.
19 Union representing Irish-based Ryanair pilots who were on strike in the summer.
21 Title held by rulers of ancient Egypt.
22 Style of documentary filmed as unobtrusively as possible (3,2,3,4)
DOWN:
1 Term for large rocky body in orbit in the solar system.
2 The Edge's real name is David _____.
3 Nightly arts show on RTÉ Radio One.
4 The name of this type of snack comes from the French for "twice cooked"
5 EU treaty rejected by the Irish electorate in 2001 and then accepted a year later.
6 Harry Potter studied at the Hogwarts School of __________ and Wizardry.
7 Which artist painted tins of Campbell's soup? (4,6)
11 Francis Scott ___ wrote the words for the American national anthem,
the Star-Spangled Banner.
12 Official name for Mad Cow Disease (1,1,1)
13 Which film features a volleyball called Wilson? (4,4)
14 Saad Hariri is the prime minister of which country?
17 "Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his _____?" Jeremiah 13:23
18 What is the name of the tree trunk tossed in the Highland Games?
20 Which organisation runs the lifeboat service? (1,1,1,1)
ENJOY A LUXURY BREAK AT THE
COUNTY ARMS HOTEL, BIRR
ANSWERS FOR SEPTEMBER 2018:
ACROSS:
A7. Manorhamilton. 8. Labrador. 9. Venn. 10. Cancer. 12. L'Oreal. 14. Phelps. 16.
Orchid. 18. Trim. 20. Balmoral. 22. Lionel Ritchie. DOWN: 1. Kavanagh. 2. Modric. 3. Chad. 4. Amarillo. 5. Oliver! 6. Bonn. 11.
Rust Belt. 13. Alitalia. 15. Lomond. 17. Choice. 19. Raid. 21. Leia.
Save 10%
You can save 10 per cent on B&B
rates in the County Arms Hotel,
Birr, plus any of our properties
nationwide, or for a longer stay
enjoy a 10 per cent discount
on two nights B&B plus one
evening meal packages for two
people. You can only book these
great offers online at www.
selecthotels.ie so don't miss out!
All offers subject to availability.
To be in with a chance of winning
this prize, simply send the answer
hidden in the red boxes, along with
your name and address, by post to
Crossword Competition,
Irish Farmers Monthly,
Castlecourt, Monkstown Farm,
Glenageary, Co Dublin.
Entries must arrive by
October 26
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