Loch Gowna

Active Age

Active Age

Active Age Social Morning will resume on Tuesday next, 1st April, in St. Brigid’s Community Centre at 12 noon. The Committee wish to invite more people to attend this event.

Fishing results

Results of the John Frank Smyth Memorial Fishing Competition that took place on Sunday, 16th March on Aughamoran Lake: 1st: John Boyle, Aughnacliffe; 2nd Ciaran Lee, Arva; 3rd: Terry Brennan, Cortober, Arva; 4th: Declan Gumley, Arva. Ten boats participated.

25 Card Game

25 Card Game in St. Brigid’s Community Centre every Tuesday night at 8pm. New players very welcome.

Text alert

Gowna Community Text Alert is now live. To report any suspicious activity, please contact Cavan Gardai at 049 43688.

Kiltegan Fathers

Kiltegan Fathers will visit the parish on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th March. They will say mass in both churches and also make an appeal for the Missions. Your support would be appreciated.

Clocks go forward

Summer time will come into effect this Saturday night, 29th March, when clocks go forward one hour.

Social Dancing
Social Dancing continue in the Pikers Lodge Hotel every Tuesday night at 8pm. Everyone is welcome.


Sympathy is extended to John and David Jones, Rathmore, Aughnacliffe, and Gertie Woods, Ballyconnell, on the death of their mother Mrs. Elizabeth Jones, (nee Woodhouse), Rathmore, Aughnacliffe, which occurred on Wednesday 12th March at Oakview Nursing Home, Belturbet. Also sympathy to her daughters-in-law Mary and Barbara, son-in-law Roy, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Her remains were removed from her residence on Friday to St. Thomas Church, Columbkille and following funeral service at 2:30pm, burial took place in adjoining churchyard. Rest in Peace.

Little Rascals

ECCE Pre-school places available for September 2014. Montesori, full-day care and half-day childcare for two to six year olds. Afterschool and homework clubs available. For more information, contact Colette O’Reilly on 086 81973??

Whist Results

1st Lady: Vera Leahy; 2nd Lady: Geraldine O’Reilly; 3rd Lady: Andy Dalton; 1st Gent: Jimmy Smith; 2nd Gent: Sean O’Reilly; 3rd Gent: Charlie Dermody; 1st ½ Lady: Agnes Dermody; 2nd ½ Lady: 1st ½ Gent: Val Goldrick; Raffle: 1st Prize – Vera Leahy; 2nd Prize – Val Goldrick, Next Whist game on Wednesday, 26th March at 8:30pm.

Sale of Work

Sale of Work in St. Patrick’s Hall, Arva, on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th April. All proceeds in aid of Arva Senior Citizens Club, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Arva Branch and Trocaire. All donations of books, clothes, furniture, toys, and bric a brac welcome. For more information, contact Ann on 049 4335787, Ethil on 086 0829592, Mary Miney on 049 4335037 or Breege Fox on 049 4335577.


The numbers drawn in Loch Gowna GAA Lotto for Tuesday, March 18th were 9-13-29-31. There were five winners of twenty euros each – Niall & Laura Brady, Columbkille; Peadar McGovern, Toome; Nicola & Wayne, Gowna; Margaret Morris, Drumcarey; Thomas Tierney, Gowna. Next week’s draw in White’s,with a jackpot of 3,400 euro.