KNOCK: The annual Ardagh and Clonmacnoise diocesan pilgrimage to Knock led by Bishop Colm O’Reilly takes place this year on Sunday 2nd September.
Bus will depart from Loch Gowna at 9.45am Mullinalaghta 10am Granard, 10.15am and Longford 11am. Tickets are 16 euro and are available from Mai Tierney Loch Gowna.
ARVA SOAP BOX CHALLENGE: Arva Soapbox challenge takes place this Saturday 25th August from 6pm. An event for all the family to enjoy. This year funds raised will go to Barretstown a specially designed camp that helps children and their families affected by serious illness. For further information please log onto www.arvasoapbox.com.
LOTTO: Gowna GAA Development Fund Co-Lotto Draw result. Date 13/08/2012. 1,3,15,29. Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners Caroline O’Reilly Mulrick; Mary Farell Ballinalee;Jimmy Brady Lisney; Aileen Morris Gowna;Ray & Paula Hourican Drumhilla. Next week’s jackpot 2150 euro. Next week’s draw in Pikers Lodge. Club Gowna winner July draw Mr Ciaran Brady Drumhilla.
SYMPATHY: It was with great sadness that the local community learned of the untimely death of Mrs Rita Nunnery Kilcogy close to her home following a tractor accident on Monday 13 August. Rita was a friendly and helpful person who will be sadly missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her and especially by her loving husband Tomas sons Tomas Padraig and Bart,daughters Kathleen Aine Joanne Mary and Breda brothers sisters grandchildren and extended family to whom we extend our deepest sympathy. Her remains were removed from her residence on Thursday evening to Our Lady of Lourdes Mullahoran and following requiem Mass on Friday morning, burial took place in the local cemetery. May she rest in peace.
SYMPATHY: We extend our deepest sympathy to Grace Farrell Knockaughey Corlesmore on the recent death of her brother Thomas Farrell Sonnagh Aughnacliffe. May he rest in peace
DVD: DVD of stars in their eyes 2012 show in aid of St Patricks National School Gowna available in all local shops.
BABY GIRL: Congratulations to Rosie Donohoe Aughavains and Rory Baira Crossdoney on the birth of their baby girl which occurred at Cavan General Hospital recently.