CHRISTMAS LIGHTS: Sincere thanks to Gowna Development Association for their initiative of erecting Christmas lights in the village.
The lights will enhance the village for the festive season and hopefully will reap returrn for the business community.
Santa Claus will make his annual visit to the children's Christmas party which will take place this year on Saturday 18th December in the Pikers Lodge Hotel. Party will commence at 4.30pm with the arrival of Santa.
Deepest sympathy is extended to Seamus Keogh Loughdavin Loughduff on the death of his brother Pat which occurred at his home in Loughdavin on Monday 29th November. Also sympathy to his sisters nephews ad nieces. May he rest in peace.
Gowna GAA Development Fund Co Lotto Draw. Result – date 06/12/2010. 3, 17, 21, 31. Jackpot winner none. 10 X 20 euro winners Rose Sloane Post office; Mary Brady Cortober; Francis Hartin Portanure; Oliver Gormley, Cormore; Barry King Oghill Ballinagh; Aishling Brady Loughdavin; Joe Lynch; Colette O'Reilly, Arva Rd; Coliosa Brady, Arva; Martina Madden Mulrick. Next week's jackpot 3450 euro. Next week's draw in Pikers Lodge.
The Christmas Whist game will take place on Wednesday 5th January in the Pikers Lodge at 9pm.
St Patrick's National School Loch Gowna Childrens Concert will take place on Wednesday 22nd December in St Brigids Community Centre at 7pm.
Parish draw results for November Brigid Kane Dingins 200 euro; Patricia McKeever, Drumhilla 100 euro; Mai Tierney Loch Gowna 100 euro. Thanks to all who supports this draw and also to the collectors.