Loch Gowna

Fianna Fail AGM

Fianna Fail AGM

Fianna Fail AGM will take place this Thursday night, March 5th in the Pikers Lodge Hotel, Gowna at 9.30pm. Senator Marc MacSherry and county councillors Philip Brady and John Paul Feely will be in attendance. New members very welcome.


Whist game this Wednesday night, 4th March in St Brigid’s Community Centre at 8.30pm. Proceeds from the night will go to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund. Your support would be much appreciated.

Text alert

To join for another year please put your name address and 5 euro in the envelope available at the post office asap. New members welcome.

Fishing competition

North Longford Angling Club are holding a pike fishing (boat) competition on Lough Gowna on Sunday, 8th March. Entries will be taken at Dernferst car park. Fishing will be from 11am – 5pm.

Gardening club

Colmcille garden Club invite you to a talk with Fiann O’Nuallain award winning garden designer, author and TV radio broadcaster. Topics include grow your own vegetables, sustainable gardening and first aid for garden plants. Saturday 7th March at 2.30pm in the community centre. Admission 5 euro including refreshments. Everyone welcome.

Novena of Hope

The Graan Novena of Hope. Anyone interested in attending this Novena in Enniskillen on Saturday 7th March commencing at 11am please contact Seamus Mollaghan (bus driver) on 086 3901060 to book a seat on the bus.

Death of Kitty Scanlon

It was with regret that we learned of the death of Kitty Scanlon, Loch Gowna village which occurred at Castlemanor nursing home, Cavan on Wednesday, 25th February in her 93rd year and on the day of her birthday. Kitty was a friendly and gentle person. She was a music teacher and for many years was a member of the church choir. Her remains were removed from Castlemanor Nursing Home on Sunday morning to the Church of Holy Family, Loch Gowna and following requiem mass at 12.30pm burial took place in adjoining cemetery. To her nephews, nieces relatives and friends, we extend our deepest sympathy. May she rest in peace.

25 card

25 card game takes place every Tuesday night in St Brigid’s Community Centre. New players welcome.


Gowna GAA Development Fund Co Lotto draw results. Date 23rd February 2015 – 1, 5, 8, 11. Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners: Dorothy Boylan, Gowna; Seamus McCabe, Gowna; Rose McManus, Lougduff; Jack Smith, Gowna; Jessica & Nicola Houldsworth, Gowna. Next week’s jackpot 2,450 euro. Next week’s draw in the Pikers Lodge.