Loch Gowna



Gowna GAA presents “Padraig Potts Guide to Walking” in St Brigid’s Community Centre on Thursday night, 24th July at 8.30pm. Do not miss this latest hilarious performance written and performed by Seamus O’Rourke. Tickets available in the local shops, any committee member or at the door on the night.

Rosie run

Rosie run in aid of Motor Neuron Disease Association (IMNDA) will take place on Sunday next, 20th July at 1pm. Registration will begin at 11.30 in the Community Centre. Adults 10 euro, children 5 euro. Refreshments will be provided in the community centre afterwards. For more information or donations contact 086 3582788 or 087 6622483.

Little Rascals

ECCE pre school places available for September 2014 Montessori. Full day care and half day childcare for two to six year olds. After school and homework club available. For more information contact Colette O’Reilly on 086 8197311.

Active Age tour

Our annual 3 day tour will take place from Tuesday, 12 August to Thursday, 14th August. Travelling to Limerick. All are welcome, including people outside of the Gowna area. Cost of tour 200 euro. Please leave your deposit or full payment at Loch Gowna post office before Friday, 1st August.

Wedding bells

Congratulations to Lizzie Donohoe, Derrycassin, Dring and Barry Kiernan, Colmcille who were married on Saturday, 5th July in St Columba’s Church, Mullinalaghta. To celebrate the occasion, a very enjoyable reception was held in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon. We wish Lizzie and Barry many years of health and happiness in their married life together.


Gowna GAA Development Fund Co-Lotto draw result. Date 07/07/2014 – 3, 5, 12, 18. Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners: FM Smith, Arva; Bridie Harten, Knockaughey; Maureen Reynolds, Mulrick; Jimmy Brady, Lisney; Seamus McCabe, Knockaughey. Next week’s jackpot 4,200 euro. Next week’s draw in Whites.

Cemetery Sunday

Blessing of the graves will take place in the cemetery beside the Church this Sunday, 20th July following 11am Mass and in the Corfree Road Cemetery on Sunday, 27th July. Mass will be celebrated in the Corfree Road cemetery, weather permitting.


Deepest sympathy is extended to Mrs Christina Sheridan, Broad Road, Arva on the death of her husband, Vincent (Vinnie) which occurred on Friday, 11th July at College View Nursing Home, Cavan. Also sympathy to his son, Martin, daughters Geraldine and Carmel, brother John Joe, sister in law, sons in law, daughter in law, grandchildren, nephews and nieces. His remains were removed from McMahon’s funeral Home, Cavan to the church of the Sacred Heart, Arva on Saturday evening and following funeral mass on Sunday, burial took place in Coronea cemetery. May he rest in peace.


A social evening will be held in Michael Dolan’s lounge Aughnacliffe in aid of St Thomas Restoration Fund (Colmcille) and the the Dialysis Unit of Cavan General Hospital on Saturday, the 19th July. Dancing from 10 to 12.30pm. Raffle on the night. Refreshments served. Your support would be much appreciated.