Loch Gowna

PRESENTATION: Presentation of Un12 medals by Cillian O’Connor young player of the year 2011 in the community centre on Sunday 28th October at 6.00 followed by disco. All welcome.

PRESENTATION: Presentation of Un12 medals by Cillian O’Connor young player of the year 2011 in the community centre on Sunday 28th October at 6.00 followed by disco. All welcome.

CONGRATULATIONS: Congratulations to Paul Brady Mullahoran on winning his forth world title in handball on Wednesday 17th October at the City West Arena Dublin. Well done Paul great achievement.

CLOCKS GO BACK: A timely reminder that winter time begins this weekend and Clocks go back one hour , an hour more in bed on Sunday morning for all of us.

GIVE BLOOD: The mobile unit of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service will visit St Brigids Community Centre Loch Gowna on Wednesday 31st October and Thursday 1st November. Clinic opening times from 5pm – 8.30pm. Please support this essential service. It is important that we all remember that many patients in hospital need our blood.

WEDDING BELLS: Congratulations to Sharon Brady daughter of Mary and the late La Brady Cortober Arva and Ronan Duffy son of Farrell and Bernadette Duffy Fyhora Moyne who were married in the Church of Holy Family Loch Gowna on Friday 28th September. The wedding ceremony was celebrated by Fr PJ Fitzpatrick assisted by Fr Eamon Corkery, Fr Joe Walsh and Fr Kevin Fay. The bride was given in marriage by her mother Mrs Mary Brady. Bridesmaids Siobhan and Michelle Brady. Groomsmen Mel and Fergal Duffy. Following the wedding ceremony family and friends celebrated the occasion with a reception in Errigal Country House Hotel Cootehill where a delicious meal was served and an evening of entertainment was enjoyed by all in attendance. We wish Sharon and Ronan a long life of good health and happiness in their married life together.

WHIST: Whist results Top score 1st lady Mary Carolan 173; 2nd lady Jimmy Cahill 169; 3rd lady Anna May McLoughlin 164; 1st gent Cathal Fitzpatrick 173; 2nd gent Gerry Leavey 173; 3rd gent Edward McGivney 165; 1st half lady Geraldine O’Reilly 84; 1st half gent Seamus Kegan 87; 13 tricks lady; 13 tricks gent. Raffle 1st prize Jimmy Smith; raffle 2nd prize Gerry Leavey; 3rd prize Mary Carolan. Next whist on Wednesday 24th October at 8.30pm sharp.

FISHING COMPETITION RESULTS: Results of fundraising fishing competition in association with Hughie Brady Arva and Our Ladys Childrens Hospital Crumlin fished on Sunday 14th October on Derries Lake 1st Kerrie Lee Dring; 2nd Matty Grey Aughnacliffe; 3rd Terry Brennan Cortober Arva; 4th Marty Cosworth Dring. 15 boats participated. Thanks to everyone for supporting this event.

NEW ARRIVAL: Congratulations to Cathaldus and Claire Hartin Swan Lake Drive Loch Gowna on the recent birth of their baby boy. A welcome addition for grandparents Francis and Maureen Hartin Portanure Loch Gowna . Wishing you health and happiness for the future.

LOTTO: Gowna GAA Development Fund Co Lotto Draw result. Date 15/10/12. 6 ,11,14,31.Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners Toddy Donohoe Loughduff; Margaret Duignan,Drumcurry; Laurence & Ryan Brady Dernaferst; Denise Duignan Arva; Emma & Cian Halton Corfree. Next week’s jackpot 1700 euro. Next week’s draw in Pikers Lodge. Club Gowna winner Sept draw Gerry & Brigid Lynch Gowna.