St Patrick’s GAA Club

St Patrick’s GAA Club

Lotto: The Arva Football Club Lotto draw was held in the Club Rooms on Monday 2nd June. Jackpot €6,150-00 – Numbers drawn 5 /9 / 28 / 29 – No winner. €50 each – Laura & Louise Ellis, Drumnawall. Conal Conneely, Arva. John Joe Kiernan, Forthill. The Jackpot on Monday night last 9th June was €6,200-00. Lotto envelopes can be left in the Letterbox in St Patrick’s Hall, next to the National School for collection on Monday evenings and everyone is welcome to attend the draw. The club have an option of paying by direct debit for anyone wishing to join the LOTTO and give the club much needed support. Contact any club officer or check out the club website League: Arva travelled to Milltown on Friday night last to play the home side in the Brady’s Arva Breffni League where they emerged with a draw on the score Drumlane 0-11 Arva 1-8. Both sides were short a number of regulars and the game was evenly enough balanced throughout the hour with little separating them at any time. Arva team: - Sean Donnelly, Stephen Ellis (0-1), Darren Gray, Sean Mc Manus, Cormac McCabe (0-1), Ciaran Brady, Shane McEntee, Brian Fitzpatrick, Fergal McGlade, Peter Morris (0-1), Alan Barry (0-1), Cian Sheridan, Ryan Magarahan, Conal Sheridan (0-4), James Morris. Subs Alan Gray, Paul Bouchier, Brian Ellis (1-0), Enda Gormley, Raymond Daly, Ciaran Cooney. Arva are due to play Mountnugent this Sunday in the Brady’s Arva All County Football League Division 2 and the Cully’s Craft Bakery Reserve League. Please check the website for the day and venue as it may be changed.


Congratulations are extended to Master James Miney, Drumalt, Arva aged 9 years who got Silver in the first Crosserlough Duathlon – Junior Section (U-16) doing the 3km run and 7.5km Cycle in 42 minutes 27 seconds. Well done James.


Monster Bingo continues in St Patrick’s Hall, Arva each Sunday night with a good attendance. With over €3,150-00 on offer each night (€1,000 on page 9) it is one of the best sessions around. Eyes down at 9pm.

Church Services

For the Arva Church of Ireland Parish Group – Sunday, 15th June – Morning Prayer Service in Carrigallen 10am, in Arva at 11.30pm and in Gowna at 11.30am. Sunday School Service in Columbkille at 10am


Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on this Sunday – 15th June. Bookings with Cormac O’Donnell, Arva Post Office. Cost €5.

Blessing of graves

The Blessing of Graves in Coronea Cemetery will take place on Sunday, 17th August at 12.15 pm. Plot owners are asked to have the final resting place of their loved ones looking neat and tidy.

Show meeting

Arva Agricultural Show Society will hold a meeting this Thursday, 12th June at 9pm in the Resource Centre, Market Square, Arva. All members please attend, new members welcome.

Slimming World

Slimming World continues every Wednesday evening in the Memorial Hall, Church Road, Arva. Great weight loss recorded each week in a fun and welcoming environment. For further details contact Jacinta on 086 1056 223.

Credit Union

The North Longford and Arva Credit Union is running a car loan promotion for the months of June & July. Get your car loan at a rate of 6%. For more details contact any of our offices.

Social Club

The Social Club held their monthly Coffee morning on Friday last at which the Monster Raffle was held. The 1st Prize - 2 nights B&B / Evening Meal for 2 people in the Castlecourt Hotel, Westport, Co Mayo was won by Maureen Brady, Main Street, Arva. Second Prize €100 Voucher for Viewmount House, Longford was won by Margaret Sheridan, Brankhill. 3rd Prize – Antique Lamp was won by John Joe Kiernan, Forthill. Other prizewinners included – Gerry Caden Jnr, Corfree, Lough Gowna; Margaret McEntire, Annagh, Moyne; Michael Berry, Enaghan; Eileen Maguire, Cordownan; Ronan Fox, Longford Street, Arva; Seamus Reilly, Church View, Lough Gowna; Lorna Gray, Breffni Arms Hotel, Arva; Jeff Deanby, Enaghan; Kathleen Hourican, Woodlands; Pauric Mc Cabe, Cormore; Aine Brady, Arva; Mary Byrne, Cornakelly, Moyne; Joanne Cullen, Pound Street, Arva. The committee would like to sincerely thank everyone who supported the raffle and made it such a success. Great 5 day Tour to Wexford: - There are still a couple of seats available – touring the South East daily with Afternoon Tea and Snacks and nightly entertainment included - all for €325-00. Anyone looking for more information should contact Breege Fox on 049 433 5577 or Mary Miney on 049 4335 037 as soon as possible. A bus will leave from St Patrick’s Hall at 9.30am on Monday 23rd June and will return on Friday 27th June. Fun and Games continue in St Patrick’s Hall, Arva each Tuesday from 10.00 am to 12 noon – do come along and please bring a friend.

Craft Fair

Sunday, 22nd June 2014 in the Community Centre, Milltown, Co. Cavan from 12.00pm - 5.00pm. This year will be our 2nd time hosting this fair which is being held in conjunction with the Milltown Mid-Summer Trad Festival. This event will feature approximately 30 stands showcasing handmade crafts, food items, craft supplies and giftware including, greeting cards, jewellery, artwork, knitting & crochet, fabric crafts, wood crafts, candles & soaps, skincare, glassware, donuts, face painting, paper craft supplies, jewellery making supplies and more. Plus many exhibitors will happily take commissions. Admittance is FREE For further information visit our website at or telephone 049 436 4877 or 087 189 6229. Should you have any questions or need further information please contact us, thank you.


The Latin School Players wish to bid a fond farewell for this season of Drama to their loyal audiences who came out to support our Drama group in this year’s production of Kevin’s Bed by Bernard Farrell. A big thank you to all those who helped make our production such a great success and also a big thank you to the committee of the Latin School Community Centre for their on-going support, it is very much appreciated.