GFC CLUB: Gowna ladies GFC Club .Gowna ladies GFC have arranged their annual second hand clothes collection in aid of the club. If you have any mens womens or childrens clothes (clean) paired shoes handbags curtains or bed linen. Please fill bag that has been delivered to your home and leave for collection date on bag. The more collected the more the club receives. For more information please contact Madge Fitzpatick on 087 6429167.
SYMPATHY: Sympathy is extended to Mrs Joan Bradley (nee Reilly) Manchester England (Mulrick Loch Gowna) on the recent death of her husband Rodney. Also sympathy to his sons and daughters. May he rest in peace.
METEORITE: A meteorite was seen falling from the sky and entering Church lake on Thursday night last at 11.30pm.Fortunately it avoided making contact with housing in the area.
PARISH DRAW: Results of parish for July,Catherine Keogh Corfree 200 euro; Angela Madden Aughavains 100 euro; Chrissie Reilly Corfree 100 euro. Results for August draw Barry Hughes Loch Gowna Village 200 euro. Rita Boylan Cloone 100 euro;Brian Briody 100 euro.
LITTER: Gowna Tidy Towns committee are asking the people who are dumping bags of litter at Cloone lake not to do so.
LOTTO: Gowna GAA Devlopment Fund Co Lotto draw results. Date 27/08/2012. 4,11,20,30.Jackpot winner Maureen Brady Main St Arva. Next weeks jackpot 1000 euro. Next week’s draw in Fitzpatricks tavern. Club Gowna winner July draw Mr Ciaran Brady Drumhilla.
RURAL TRANSPORT: Weekly and once a fortnightly transport service to Cavan and Longford from Loch Gowna. Door to door collection. Free travel pass holders travel free. All age groups welcome. Single fare 3 euro. Return 5 euro. Monday (fortnightly)to Cavan contact John McGuire on 087 6213526,Wednesday (fortnightly)to Longford contact John McGuire on 087 6213526 . Thursdays weekly to Cavan contact Dominic Brady on 087 2995 345. All other enquiries to Seamus Lee on 043 3345555.
DVD: DVD of Stars in their eyes 2012 Show in aid of St Patrick’s National School Gowna available in all local shops.
SYMPATHY: Sympathy is extended to Pat McElroy Tanangarve Arva on the death of his brother Joe which occurred in England 10 weeks ago and also on the death of his sister Mrs Rose Madden who passed away in Dublin recently. May they rest in peace.
COMMUNITY CENTrE: St Brigids Community Centre Loch Gowna is available for sporting events birthday parties and other events for booking details please contact Gerry Fitzpatrick on 087 7953131.
NEWS ITEMS: All items for inclusion in the Gowna news please leave or fax to 043 66 83101 Loch Gowna post office before 7.30pm on Saturday evening otherswise they cannot be guaranteed publication.
ACTIVE AGE LOCH GOWNA: Active Age special morning will resume in St Brigids Community Centre on Tuesday 18th September at 12 noon. Everyone very welcome.