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cavan / arts and media / press release Wednesday August 23, 2017 12:44 by P.T.
. “The Cowboys”, written and directed by Peter Trant, is a dramatic and highly entertaining play set in a fictional town somewhere along the border. It tells a complex, darkly humorous tale of love, betrayal and revenge. After many years, away, the protagonist, Bobby Courtney, returns to his hometown for his father’s funeral. Old animosities between him and his nemesis, Johnny Murtagh, the Meat Factory Manager, bubble ominously to the surface. Two Meat Factory Workers, Sonny and Phil, observe it all. At first this duo, with their laugh-out-loud humour, appear to be outside the action, almost like a Greek chorus, but we soon realize that they are, in fact, central to events as they unfold. Behind their banter, oblique clues hint at horrors past and to come. A sense of menace permeates the action right from the beginning and tension builds inexorably as the plot moves to its shocking climax.

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cavan / miscellaneous / press release Thursday April 23, 2009 17:15 by Brian Reynolds   text 3 comments (last - saturday april 25, 2009 09:17)
cavan / miscellaneous / press release Thursday November 27, 2008 19:06 by Richard Walsh   text 22 comments (last - saturday december 06, 2008 01:47)
Claims by 26-County President Mary McAleese during a visit to an Orange Hall in County Cavan that it is possible to be both Irish and British are nonsensical, a spokesperson for Republican Sinn Féin has said.
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cavan / environment / press release Saturday November 03, 2007 01:26 by Michael Lynch
Battle was not lost say group. Dyke’s Future secured. read full story / add a comment
Jampa Ling Centre
cavan / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Tuesday March 27, 2007 21:55 by an searbhán lochlannach   text 9 comments (last - saturday may 05, 2007 15:51)   image 10 images
I’ve just spent 3 days at Jampa Ling Buddhist centre 2 miles from Bawnboy in West Cavan. I’d been thinking about going there for over a year, having heard a very favourable account about the place from a friend. Then, due to start out on a new job, I finally decided to make the time and go, to think and meditate, to re-organise my brain and my heart, to re-evaluate my priorities in life. read full story / add a comment
A Section of the Black Pig's Dyke on Ardkill Mountain
cavan / environment / news report Thursday September 14, 2006 23:13 by Michael Lynch   text 6 comments (last - sunday april 27, 2008 17:20)   image 2 images
Anger in long running Cavan Battle. read full story / add a comment
cavan / environment / news report Monday January 23, 2006 01:52 by Michael Lynch   text 1 comment (last - tuesday january 24, 2006 18:14)   image 1 image
Cavan’s Bermuda Triangle, but no mystery to this Disappearing Dyke. read full story / add a comment
A beautiful study of Ardkillmore by John O’Reilly
cavan / environment / news report Wednesday January 04, 2006 20:24 by Anton McCabe   text 3 comments (last - thursday january 05, 2006 22:31)   image 1 image
Further controversy has erupted over the plans to extend the quarry operation at Ardkill More mountain near Cavan town. read full story / add a comment
John Nulty Quarry, on Ardkill Mountain
cavan / environment / news report Wednesday November 30, 2005 20:55 by Michael Lynch   image 1 image
Cavan based quarry firm John Nulty Limited have finally submitted a formal Planning Application with Cavan County Council to further expand their quarry at Ardkill More mountain, Carrickaboy, Co. Cavan. read full story / add a comment
cavan / environment / news report Wednesday December 15, 2004 21:56 by Michael Lynch   text 3 comments (last - friday december 31, 2004 23:32)   image 2 images
Leading Councilors on Cavan County Council have this week come out strongly in support of the NRA favored route of the N3 motorway through the Tara/Skryne area of Co. Meath. read full story / add a comment
Archbishop Michael Desmond Hynes prepares to serve on the dusty alley in Tullyvin.
cavan / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Sunday November 14, 2004 12:45 by Sean Crudden   text 3 comments (last - wednesday november 17, 2004 11:29)   image 2 images
Whither handball? Will the sport of handball, which was played in the Ancient Olympics and whose mother in the modern world is Ireland, bite the dust or will it live on in far-flung places around the world - including in The Cooley Peninsula? read full story / add a comment
Cavan County Manager, Jack Keyes.
cavan / history and heritage / feature Wednesday September 22, 2004 21:27 by Michael Lynch   text 2 comments (last - tuesday september 21, 2004 23:29)   image 3 images
Red Branch Heritage Press Release about destruction of the Black Pig's Dyke. read full story / add a comment
Cambridge University Air Photo of Dyke,  Ardkill More, Before Quarry.
cavan / environment / press release Wednesday September 22, 2004 02:56 by Michael Lynch   text 1 comment (last - sunday september 26, 2004 23:17)   image 5 images
Red Branch Heritage have decided to make the full text of their recent heritage report on sites in the Denn area of County Cavan available to the general public through the web in their continuing efforts to have these important archeological sites protected. read full story / add a comment
Expanding Quarry "a blight on the landscape"
cavan / environment / press release Sunday September 05, 2004 01:38 by Michael Lynch   text 2 comments (last - thursday september 09, 2004 02:41)   image 3 images
Cavan based heritage group Red Branch Heritage have renewed their urgent appeal for all concerned people who wish a two thousand year old landmark to be protected to contact Cavan County Council and register their disquiet. read full story / add a comment
cavan / environment / news report Thursday August 12, 2004 02:57 by M. Lynch   text 1 comment (last - thursday august 12, 2004 15:27)
The long running saga of the Nulty quarry at Ardkill More, Cavan took another twist when it emerged that a planning application from the family owned company has being found invalid by the local county council. read full story / add a comment
cavan / environment / press release Tuesday August 10, 2004 14:00 by M. Lynch   text 1 comment (last - tuesday august 10, 2004 16:12)
Cavan quarry owners John Nulty Limited have failed to forward a planning application for a quarry extension to Cavan County Council, despite earlier indications they would do so. read full story / add a comment
cavan / environment / news report Thursday July 15, 2004 02:32 by M. Lynch   text 3 comments (last - tuesday october 26, 2004 21:29)
Cavan quarry company, John Nulty Limited have finally lodged a planning application with Cavan County Council to extend their quarry at Ardkill More mountain, Carrickaboy, five miles south of Cavan town. read full story / add a comment
cavan / environment / news report Wednesday May 12, 2004 21:48 by M. Lynch
Earth clearing work is continuing at the Cavan site at Ardkill Mountain, threatening another large stretch of the ancient linear earthworks known as the Black Pigs Dyke or Worm Ditch. read full story / add a comment
cavan / environment / news report Wednesday May 12, 2004 02:29 by M. Lynch
A Two Thousand year old earthworks at Ardkill mountain faces more distruction after local firm John Nulty Ltd have illegely extended their quarry without planning permission. read full story / add a comment
cavan / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Tuesday November 04, 2003 21:15 by R   text 18 comments (last - friday november 07, 2003 16:25)   image 1 image
The following poem appeared like a light of hope and reality in last Thursday’s Anglo Celt, a conservative Cavan based newspaper. The author, ‘Rhymin’ Simon’ provides a weekly platter of poetry and medicine to those of us who just don’t identify with the usual Fianna Fail shite that local Ireland is forced to digest. All hail Rhymin’ Simon and remember: the smallest candle can drown out all the darkness in the world. Now – get localising! read full story / add a comment
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