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 26th May. Jackpot €6,100-00 – Numbers drawn 11 /15 / 16 / 30 – No winner. €50 each – Arthur Mc Cabe, Corlisbratten. M.J. Sheridan, Crott, Moyne. Eimear Gormley, Pound Street. The Jackpot on Monday night last 26th May was €6,150-00. 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 Sheelin Park, Ballyheelan to play Ballymachugh in the Brady’s Arva Breffni League where they were well defeated by the home side. Details next week.


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 8th June – Service of Holy Communion in Columbkille at 10am and in Gowna at 11.30am. Service of Morning Prayer in Carrigallen 10am and in Arva at 11.30pm.


A Relic of St Oliver Plunkett will visit the Chapel of the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, St Patrick’s College, Cavan on Tuesday next ,10th June arriving at the Centre at 10am and will be available for Veneration until 9pm that night. Mass will be held in the Chapel at 1pm and 7pm. Petitions may be sent to the St Oliver Plunkett Novena, Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan. All Petitions received will be placed beside the Relic during its visit and in front of the Blessed Sacrament before that. All are welcome for this very special event.


The Sick and Housebound will be visited this Thursday, 5th June from 10am onwards in the Arva and Coronea areas.


Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Sunday week – 15th June. Bookings with Cormac O’Donnell, Arva Post Office before this Sunday, 8th June. Cost €5.

Blessing of graves

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

Open day

St. Mary’s National School, Arva will hold an Open Day for all new Junior Infants for September 2014 and anyone that may be interested in enrolling in our school on this Friday, 6th June 2014 from 2-4pm.

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 will hold their monthly Coffee morning on this Friday - 6th June. The Monster Raffle will be held at this meeting under the supervision of Sgt Willie Ward. First prize will be 2 nights B&B/Evening Meal for 2 people in Westport, Co Mayo. Second prize €100 Voucher for Viewmount House, Longford and many more wonderful prizes. Tickets are on still available in most business houses in the town and you are asked to be generous in your support for this worthy cause. Final payments will be collected for the trip to Wexford and must be paid on that morning. There are still some seats available for the Tour to Wexford and anyone looking for more information should contact Breege Fox on 049 433 5577 or Ann Doyle on 049 4335 787. A bus will leave from St Patrick’s Hall at 9.30am on Monday, 23rd June and will return on Friday, 27th June. If interested, please make contact with the above named as soon as possible. Arva Social Club – Fun and Games in St Patrick’s Hall, Arva each Tuesday from 10am to 12 noon – do come along and please bring a friend.

Craft and Fair

Sunday, 22nd June 2014 in the Community Centre, Milltown, Co. Cavan from 12pm - 5pm. This year will be our second 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.


Friday night last saw the start of the monthly residency of the Arvagh Music Club. On the last Friday of every month, the Breffni Arms Hotel will host an open music session. All are welcome regardless of ability, so bring your instrument and join in for a great nights craic - Music starts at 10pm till late.