Loch Gowna

Students bursary

Students bursary

A Gowna students bursary to assist Gowna students undertaking a 3rd level course in 2014 is being provided by Gowna Community Development Association. There are six bursaries available at 500 euro each. Criteria: resident in Gowna hinterland and a college communication confirming acceptance of the student on a 3rd level course. Applications by email sought with name, address, mobile number and 3rd level college course to jerry.fitzpatrick@hotmail.com. A draw on Friday, 19th September will determine the six successful applicants. Any further information required contact Jerry on 087 7953131.


Deepest sympathy is extended to Mrs Marie Kiernan, Fostra, Aughnacliffe on the death of her husband, John Joe which occurred on Tuesday, 2nd September. Also sympathy to his sons Sean, Oliver, Raymond and Barry, daughter Marise, daughters in law, son in law, grandchildren, brothers Jim and Oliver, sister Bridgie, brother in law, sisters in law nephews and nieces. His remains were removed from his residence to St Colmcille’s Church, Aughnacliffe on Thursday evening and following funeral mass on Friday burial took place in adjoining cemetery. May he rest in peace.

5k walk/run

Rita Nannery Memorial 5K walk/run on Sunday, 21st September 2014. Registration at Mullahoran church from 10.30am. Walk starts at 12pm. Entry fee 10 euro for over 16s. Refreshments served afterwards. Proceeds in aid of Bothar with donation to Mullahoran Apostolic Society. All welcome.

Youth opportunity

Gowna Development Association is seeking a young person to organise youth activities in St Brigid’s Community Centre. Under CSP it is for 19.5 hours per week at minimum wage. A youth qualification or experience is desirable. Deadline for return of emailed application to JerryFitpatrick@hotmail.com is 29th September. For JD and information contact Jerry on 087 7953131.

Tidy Towns

Loch Gowna Tidy Towns Association would like to thank all householders, business people and especially the SES scheme workers who contributed to Loch Gowna achieving 3rd place in county Cavan in the 2014 National Tidy Towns competition. Loch Gowna achieved an increase of 5 marks over last years mark of 270. Hopefully, next year we will achieve first place in the county.


Whist will commence on Wednesday, 17th September in St Bridgid’s Community Centre at 8.30pm. Everyone welcome.

Kettle bells

Kettle bells classes have resumed again Monday and Wednesday 9.30am sports complex Granard. Monday and Wednesday 8pm and 9.15pm in the community centre. Loch Gowna. 5 euro per class or 35 euro for 8 classes. Please note these classes are mixed male and female.


Gowna GAA Development Fund Co-Lotto draw result. Date 8/9/2014 – 6, 12, 13, 14. Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners: Paddy Smith, Corfree; Gary Hourican, Drumhilla; Maeve Hyland, Loch Gowna; Arthur Maude, Enaghan; Sean Shanaghy, Lacken. Next week’s jackpot 1,250 euro. Next week’s draw in Pikers Lodge. Club Gowna winner (Aug draw): Raymond & Paula Hourican, Drumhilla.