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Funeral of GAA stalwart to take place in Cavan today

Jun 17, 2022 11:06 By News Northern Sound
Funeral of GAA stalwart to take place in Cavan today Funeral of GAA stalwart to take place in Cavan today
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The funeral mass for Cavan footballer Enda McGowan takes place today.

He died earlier this week after a long and successful football career.

The late Enda McGowan began his inter-county career at minor level with Leitrim, before having a lengthy career as a member of the Cavan senior team.

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He went on to win Ulster SFC titles in 1967 and 1969 and also played in the Ulster finals in 1968, 1976, and 1978.

His achievements with Cavan were acknowledged when he was named as a replacement All-Star.

He also won Railway Cup medals with Ulster in 1970 and 1971.

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With his club Ballyhaise, McGowan won a Junior League medal, a Cavan IFC medal and played in the Cavan SFC final in 1978.

After his playing days concluded, he was a selector for the Cavan senior team which reached the 1983 Ulster final, but lost out against Donegal.

Enda's cremation at Lakelands Crematorium will be held following the funeral mass at 4pm in St Mary’s Church, Ballyhaise.

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