COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Loch Gowna Community Development Association. Loch Gowna community development AGM on Wednesday 30th May at 9pm in St Brigids Community centre. Everyone welcome.
SOAP BOX CHALLENGE: Soap box challenge Arva on Sunday next 3rd June commencing at 3pm. Build and race your own soapbox. Prizes for speed,style and theme. Soap box fancy dress ball in the Breffni Arms Hotel at 10pm. All proceeds to Barrellstown Childrens Charity. For more information please call www.arvasoapbox.com or 086 0714151.
CREDIT UNION SUBOFFICE: Loch Gowna Credit Union sub office open for business in St Brigids Community Centre until further notice. Open 6- 7.30pm.
FISHING COMPETITION RESULTS: Results of the Harry Kinkade Memorial fishing competition that took place on Derries Lake on Sunday 20th May 1st Joe McDermott Longford; 2nd Michael Dalton Athlone; 3rd Terry Brennan Gowna; 4th Barry Darby,Mullingar;5th Tony McManus Loughduff. 14 boats participated Mrs Florence Kinkade wife of the late Harry presented the cup to the overall winner. Congratulations to Marty Cosworth Dring who recently won the Lough Rea International competition. Well done Marty great achievement.
LOTTO:Gowna GAA Development Fund Co-Lotto draw results. Date 21/05/2012. 4,9,11,16.Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners Ben Bray Aughavains; Patrick B Brady Corfree; Emma & Cian Halton Gowna; Gary Maguire Bruce Arva; Seamus Madden Aughavains. Next weeks jackpot 1100 euro. Next week’s draw in Pikers Lodge.
WEDDING BELLS: Congratulations to Patrick Smith son of Paddy and Maureen Smith Corfree Loch Gowna and Denise Haughey Naas Co Kildare who were married on Wednesday 2nd May in Laois. We wish them many years of health and happiness on their married life together.
POSTPONED: The annual festival in aid of St Christophers school Longford that was to take place on Sunday 3rd June at Dring Car Park has been postponed until a later date.
SYMPATHY: We extend deepest sympathy to the Comaskey family Mullahoran on the recent death of their mother Mrs May Comaskey Mullahoran. May she rest in peace.