Loch Gowna



A book on the history of the Holy Family Church, Loch Gowna from June 1903 to January 2014, including the installation of the stained glass windows in colour on sale at Loch Gowna Post office.

Active Age

Loch Gowna Active age social will resume on Tuesday, April 1st in St Brigid’s Community Centre at 12 noon. Everyone welcome.


Deepest sympathy is extended to Mrs Criss Brady, Cortober, Arva on the death of her brother, Frank Brady, Barraghmore, Drumlish and formerly of Springtown, Granard, which occurred on Saturday, March 8. Also sympathy to the Brady family. His remains were removed from Our Lady’s Manor, Edgeworthstown on Monday evening to St Bernard’s Church, Abbeylara and following 12 noon Mass, burial took place in Carra cemetery. May he rest in peace.

Little Rascals

Gowna, Co Cavan 086 8197311. Ecce preschool places available for September 2014. Montessori full day care and half day childcare for 2 to 6 year olds. After school and homework club available. Our ethos: At Little Rascals Childcare, we believe every child is entitled to equality of opportunity to learn and develop. We provide a personal and friendly childcare service of the highest standard and we ensure this is done in a safe and caring environment. It is our aim to help children develop in all areas: socially, physically, mentally, morally, intellectually and emotionally. Our friendly professional and experienced staff have gone to great lengths to design appropriate programmes to help children achieve the best they can. We believe that through selective programmes of activities and play our children will learn about all areas of life and develop at their own natural pace.


Gowna GAA Development Fund Co Lotto Draw result, numbers drawn were 3, 13, 24, 32. Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners were Noelle Simpson, Gowna; Fiona and Ian Simpson, Cornamuckla; Saskia Lee, Gowna; Michael Duignan, Drumcarey; Terry Harton, Knockaughey. Next week’s jackpot 3,350 euro. Next week’s draw in Fitzpatrick’s Tavern. Club Gowna winner for February - Paddy and Maureen Smith, Corfree.

Youth opportunity

Gowna Development Association is seeking a young person to organise youth activities in the hall. Under CSP, it is for 19.5 hours per week at minimum wage. A youth qualification is desirable. Deadline for return of emailed application to jerry.fitzpatrick@hotmail.com is 28th March. For JD information contact Jerry on 087 7953131.

Clean up Day

Gowna Clean Up Day on Saturday, 22nd March. Meet at Post Office at 11am. All welcome.