FUNFEST WEEKEND: Gowna Development Association have arranged a weekend of entertainment activities and fun for all the family commencing on Saturday 30th July with mobile cinema in the village at Community Centre car park. Sunday car treasure hunt registration at Fitzpatrick Tavern from 5pm. Sunday night Gala variety show. Barn dance and barbecue in the Pikers Lodge Hotel. Show starts at 10pm sharp , prize for best county and western outfits. Monday fun day at GAA park from 1pm. Under 10 blitz Lacken/ Arva Gown/ Mullahoran. Dunking chair. Football shooting skills. Pony & trap rides farm display adults. Its a knockout with teams from Lacken, Arva Gowna and Mullahoran and many more activities on the day. All day barbecue. Also please support the Novelty Triathlon/ relay on Saturday 13th August at 2pm . Proceeds in aid of Beaumont Hospital.
BREFFNI 20K: The annual Breffni 20K challenge will take place on Sunday next 30th July and involves walking jogging and running from Cavan to Arva or a shorter distance from Ballinagh to Arva in aid of St Lukes Hospital National Breast Cancer Research Institute and Cavan Cancer Homecare. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
SYMPATHY: Sympathy is extended to Francis Harten Portanure Loch Gowna on the recent death of his sister in law Mrs Philamena Harten Portmarnock Dublin. Also sympathy to Philamena ‘s husband PJ daughters Michelle and Graine. May she rest in peace.
WHIST RESULTS: Top score Jimmy Smith 185; 1st lady Rose White 174; 2nd lady Geraldine O’Reilly 168; 3rd lady Dan Mel Reilly 166; 1st gent Andy Martin 171; 2nd gent Edward McGivney 166; 3rd gent Brian McGlade 163; 1st half lady Vera Leahy 97; 2nd half; 1st half gent Charlie Dermody 84; 2nd half gent; free 13 tricks lady; free 13 tricks gent. Raffle 1st prize Anne Murphy; 2nd prize Beatrice Burns; 3rd prize Maureen Crotty. Next whist on Wednesday 3rd August in St Brigids Community Centre at 9pm.
MOBILE CINEMA: Mobile cinema comes to Gowna on Saturday 30th July at Community Centre car park. 11am Alvin and the Chipmonks adm 5 euro; 6pm The Quiet Man adm 7 euro; 9.30pm the Hangover 2 adm 10 euro. Tickets on sale in local shops.
CONGRATTULATIONS: Congratulations to the Cavan Minor team who played Armagh in the Ulster Final in Clones on Sunday 17th July and won the first minor championship since 1974(37 years) and especially to team player Andrew Dewart and joint team management of Dermot McCabe and Gary Donohoe. Well done to the Gowna lads.
Gowna GAA: Date 18/07/2011- 11,22,28,32. Jackpot winner none. 5 x 20 euro winners Jim Fitzsimons Killakeen Ballymachugh; Seamus McIntyre Gowna; Brona McCabe c/o Goalpost’; Phil McGaura Cornadrung; Tommy Smith Moutnugent Co Cavan. Next week’s jackpot 5050 euro. Next week’s draw in Pikers Lodge.
U10 & U12 BLITZ: Gowna underage Club are hosting U10 and U12 Blitz in August and September respectively. Any family interested in donating a cup or shield in memory of a former club officer, member or player please contact Geraldine Brady on 087 8369009.
LADIES GAA: Gowna Ladies GAA will hold a Cake Sale and Coffee Morning on Sunday, July 31 after Mass in St Bridget;s Community Centre. Donations of cakes and buns would be very nuch appreciated. Items can be left in the community centre from 10:30am onwards. Your support would be very much appreciated.
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