SYMPATHY: It was with deep regret that we learned of the death of Mrs Nuala O’Rourke Drumnawall Arva on Wednesday 1st February following a long illness. Nuala was a brilliant musician and taught the piano in her home to many students over a long number of years. Her remains were removed to the Church of the Sacred Heart Arva and following requiem Mass on Saturday burial took place in Coronea Cemetery. To her husband John ,son Michael,daughter Deirdre,granddaughter Melissa,brothers Dermot and Noel,sister Sr Majella,nephews and nieces and friends we extend our deepest sympathy. May she rest in peace.
LLNE DANCING CLASS: Line dancing classes for senior citizens began in St Patricks Hall Arva on Tuesday 21st February from 10 to 11am. Gowna Senior Citizens very welcome. For further information please contact Ann Doyle on 049 4335787 or any member of the Active Age Committee Arva.
LOTTO: Gowna GAA Development Fund Co-Lotto Draw result. Date 20/02/2012. 8,9,24,25.Jackpot winner: none.5 X 20 euro winners DP Finnegan; Mary Brady Loughdavin, Loughduff; TJ & Orna McDonell Mulrick; Seamus Corry Lisoarty; Patrick BB Brady Corfree. Next week’s jackpot 6600 euro. Next week’s draw in Whites.
OPEN DAY: Cortober NS Saturday 3rd March 3-5pm. All are welcome to meet teachers and parents and to view the school.
GIVE BLOOD: Reminder to blood donors in the Loch Gowna area. The Irish Blood Transfusion Service Mobile Unit will be located in St Brigids community Centre Loch Gowna on Wednesday 14th March 2012 and Thursday 15th March 2012 from 5pm – 8.30pm. Please note clinic opening times. Help ensure essential blood supplies are always available by giving blood regularly. New and former donors always neded. If you are 18 to 60 (or 67 if you are a regular donor) over 7st 12 lbs (50kg) fit and healthy and have not donated in the last 90 days please make a special effort to come along. Help ensure that essential blood supplies are always availble. Give the gift of life during 2012. Remember you can make a difference.For further details please contact our lo-call donor information line 1850-731137 or John Healy area organiser at our Ardee Regional Office 041 6859994 or www.giveblood.ie.
FISHING COMPETITION RESULTS: Results of open boat pike fishing competition that took place on Sunday 19th February on Derries lake. 1st Joe McDermott Longford; 2nd Willie Simpson Enaghan; 3rd John Boyle Aughnacliffe; 4th Kerrie Lee Dring; heaviest fish John Boyle 15lbs 6 oz. 11 boats participated with 25 fish caught and released. Lee Moulins de Temple open boat pike fishing competition on Sunday 18th March from 11am to 4pm. More deals at later date.
DINNER DANCE: St Colummbas GFC Mullinlaghta will hold a dinner dance in the Pikers Lodge Hotel Loch Gowna on Saturday 3rd march. Tickets 25 euro are available in local shops in Mullinlaghta or from any club members. A very enjoyable night guaranteed.
SYMPATHY: We extend our deepest sympathy to Harry Kiernan Navan on the death of his brother Pat Kiernan Kilmore Dring. Also to Pat’s sisters Sr Monica Galway,Bridie Teresa and Margaret who all reside in England , Anne Shiels Dublin Sadie USA and Philomena Mayo. Pat’s remains were removed from Cavan General Hospital Mortuary on Tuesday evening 14th February to St Columbas Church Mullinalaghta and following requiem Mass on Wednesday burial took place in the local cemetery. May he rest in peace.
GAA: Loch Gowna GAA club membership for 2012 is now due. Adults 20 euro under 18 10 euro. New members very welcome. For further information please contact secretary or assistant secretary.
ANNUAL BOG ROAD WALK: Annual bog Road walk in aid of the Irish cancer society will take place on Easter Monday 9th April. Sponsorship cards are available from Collette O’Reilly. For further details call Collette on 0868197311.