Loch Gowna



Deepest sympathy is extended to Martina Madden, Corfree, Loch Gowna on the death of her mother, Mrs Phyllis Smith, (nee Lynch), Kilcogy Upper which occurred on Thursday, 30th October at the Mater Hospital, Dublin. Also sympathy to Phyllis’ husband Jimmy, sons Seamus and Seanie, daughters Geraldine, Breda and Sinead, sister Lilly Brady,brothers Pat, Sean, Tony, Michael, Gerry and Fintan, brothers in law, sisters in law, daughter in law Karen, sons in law Kevin and Peter, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Her remains were removed from her residence on Friday evening to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Mullahoran and following funeral mass on Saturday at 11am burial took place in adjoining cemetery. May she rest in peace.

Credit Union sub office

Loch Gowna Credit Union sub office open for business every Saturday evening 6-7.30pm.

Whist results

Whist results of game held in St Brigids Community Centre on Wednesday, 29th October. Top score 1st lady Una Dooney; 2nd lady Mary Cahill; 3rd lady Anne Byrne; 1st gent Gerry Leavy; 2nd gent Andy Dalton; 3rd gent Eddie Dooney; 1st half lady Aiden Reilly; 1st half gent Seamus Keogan. Raffle 1st prize Eddie McGivney; 2nd prize Martin Clyne; 3rd prize Mary Cahill. Next whist game on Wednesday 12th November at 8.30pm. Everyone welcome.

25 card

25 card game takes place every Tuesday night at 8pm in St Brigid’s Community Centre. New players welcome.


Gowna GAA Development Fund Co-Lotto Draw result. Date 28/10/2014 – 5, 11, 15, 28. Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners Rose Leddy, Aughavains; Bridie Harten, Knockaughey; Brian Murray, Carrigallen; Shane Briody, Cortober; Hughie Martin, Swan Lake. Next week’s jackpot 1,600 euro. Next week’s draw in White’s. Club Gowna winner (Sept draw): Damien Duignan, Enaghan.


Arva Church of Ireland parish groups present a concert this Friday night 7th November in the Breffni Arms Hotel, Arva commencing at 8pm featuring Mullahoran Players plus many more local artists. All proceeds to Irish Cancer Society Oncology unit Cavan hospital and oncology unit Altnagelvin Hospital.

Wedding bells

Congratulations to Thomas McCabe, Aughanoran, Dring and Carol Duffey, Springpark, Coolarty who were married in St Mary’s Church, Granard on Friday, 24th October. Following the wedding ceremony the bridal party and guests celebrated the occasion with a reception held in the Landmark Hotel Carrick on Shannon. We wish Thomas and carol a long life of good health and happiness in their married life together.

Fishing competition

North Longford angling club are holding a boat pike fishing competition on glasshouse lake on Sunday, 9th November. Fishing from 11am – 4pm. Entry taken at the shore. The venue will be signposted from Carrigallen – Killeshandra Road.

Table quiz

Table quiz will be held in the Pikers Lodge on Friday, 21st November at 8.30pm. Tables of 4 or individuals welcome. Proceeds to Loch Gowna Church of Ireland Restoration Fund. Your support would be much appreciated.

The Clutterbug Charity shop

The Clutterbug Charity shop located in Main St, Arva open daily. Monday to Saturday 11am to 5pm. For more information please contact Jana or Michael Sheridan on 087 3899337.