DEATH: Death of Mrs Rosaleen O’Reilly. It was with deep regret that we learnt of the death of Mrs Rosaleen O’Reilly (nee Madden,Loch Gowna village Co Cavan on Thursday 19th July peacefully at her home in the loving care of her family. Predeceased by her husband Seamus in 1992. Rosaleen was a very kind and friendly person and blessed with a good sense of humour .
Her family were at the heart of her life and she was always there for them lending help advice and supporting them in every way possible. She will be sadly missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her and especially by her loving sons Noel Sean Donal and Brendan,daughters Mary Breedge Pauline Geraldine and Angela ,brother James sisters Kate Ann and Margaret,sister in law sons in law daughters in law nephews nieces grandchildren relatives and many friends to whom we extend our deepest sympathy. Her remains were removed from her residence on Friday evening to the church of Holy Family Loch Gowna and following requiem Mass on Saturday morning at 11am burial took place in adjoining cemetery. May she rest in peace.
LOTTO: Gowna GAA Development Fund Co-Lotto Draw Result. Date 23/07/2012. 1,7,14,23. Jackpot winner None. 5 X 20 euro winners Seamus Corry Lisorty; Fiona Finnegan Cormore;Rose Sheils Knockaughey;Brendan O’Reilly Aughavains; Mel Reilly Middletown. Next week’s jackpot 200 euro. Next week’s draw in Pikers Lodge. Club Gowna winner June draw Mr Micheal Cadden Dingins.
STARS IN THEIR EYES: Stars in their eyes are back. Come along and see our favourite Stars in the Pikers lodge Hotel Loch Gowna on Sunday 5th August. Show starts 8.30pm sharp starring on the night. The Woolpackers, Bruce Springsteen, Big Tom, Imelda Bryan Adams Elton John, Neil Diamond Michael Jackson and many more. Proceeds in aid of St Patricks National School. Renovations fund. Admission 10 euro. Your support would be much appreciated.
BABY: Congratulations to Darren Smith Portanure Loch Gowna and Stephanie Fursterovan on the recent birth of their baby boy. We wish you health and happiness for the future.
NEW ARRIVAL: Congratulations to Paul and Edel Cullen Ballinagh on the recent birth of their baby boy (named Sean). Wishing you health and happiness for the future.
VOCATIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES SCHEME: Are you age 21 or over and for 6months either you or your spouse have been in receipt of social welfare payments,have been signing for credit or are you a lone parent .If so you could join the VTOS programme and receive training free of charge. For further information please contact Adult Education Office Co Longford VEC battery Road Longford 043 33 45474.
SYMPATHY: Sympathy is extended to Mrs Noeleen Conneely (nee McGahern) Corfree Loch Gowna on the recent death of her mother in law Mrs Ann (Nancy) Conneely Hollybank Arva. Also Sympathy to Ann’s husband Sean and family. May he rest in peace.
FAMILY FLEADH IN GOWNA: Join our local Gowna traditional folk and ballad musicians in celebrating music song and dance on Wednesday 15th August in St Brigids Community Centre commencing at 8pm. Guest appearance include Patsy O’Hagan, the Bard of Armagh ,Terry McGovern and musicians from Armagh,admission fee .Everyone welcome.
GOLF CLASSIC: St Patricks National School Gowna are holding a golf classic on Sunday 5th August at McSeain’s Golf Course. Anyone wishing to enter a team,please contact Seamus at 087 3672172.
COFFEE MORNING: Coffee morning,cake sale and raffle in the community centre on Sunday 12th August after 11am mass in aid of Church windows.