Loch Gowna



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

Fishing competition results

Results of fishing competition held on Sunday, October 12 on Derries Lake, 1st Joe McDermott, Longford; 2nd Marty Cosworth, Dring; 3nd Michael Dalton, Athlone; 4th Kerrie Lee, Dring. 18 boats participated. Loch Gowna and Upper Erne Anglers in association with Hughie Brady, Arva wish to thank everyone who took part and supported this competition in aid of Crumlin Children’s Hospital Dublin.


Congratulations to Southern Gaels Gowna/ Lacken amalgamated team on winning the Farnham Arms Minor A Football championship final on Saturday, 18th October in Breffni Park and especially to the Gowna lads Aaron Brady,Rudham McDonnell, Robbie Fitzpatrick, Oisin Pearson , Conor Murray, Conor Brady and Jack Harten. Final score Southern Gaels 2-8 Ramor Utd 0-11.

Blue grass

King Blue traditional blue grass band performing in the Pikers Lodge Hotel, Loch Gowna on Saturday, 1st November commencing 9.30. Admission 10 euro, come along and enjoy a good night of blue grass music.

Circuit training

Circuit training taking place every Thursday night in St Brigids Community Centre from 8-9pm. Next class on Thursday, 6th November. Everyone welcome. 5 euro per night.


Gowna GAA Development Fund Co-Lotto Draw result. Date 20/10/2014 – 6,15,23,32. Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners Paul Langtry, Sallaghan, Gowna; Michael Lee, Gowna; Moira Comiskey, The Rocks; Johnny & Roisin, Gowna; Mark, Matthew & Maureen, c/o Hughie’s Arva. Next week’s jackpot 1,550 euro. Next week’s draw in Fitzpatrick’s Tavern. Club Gowna winner (September draw): Damien Duignan, Enaghan.

Angling Club

North Longford Angling Club are holding their AGM on Monday, 3rd November in Murtagh’s Bar, Aughnacliffe at 9.30pm. All are welcome.