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View from Tullaghomeath, OmeathWelcome to Omeath, Co. Louth, Ireland

Omeath (Irish: Ó Méith) is a village in County Louth, Ireland close to the Northern Ireland border.  Omeath is steeped in Irish history, with spectacular scenery on the east coast of Ireland.  It is roughly mid way between Dublin and Belfast, close to the County Louth and County Armagh / County Down border. Omeath is 4 miles from Carlingford and about 5 miles from Newry.

Carlingford-Omeath-Parish Bulletin
The parish bulletin is now available on Omeath Online.

Click here to view the Parish Bulletin page or use the navigation bar at  the top to go to any page on the site.


Omeath Tidy Towns – will be participating, once again, in the annual Brocante (Market) at the Square, Dundalk on 12th September (11am – 4pm) and will be holding a collection day for unwanted gifts/items on Saturday 29th August at the ‘Lodge’ (hut between Aras na nGael and Mulligan’s Corner House) between the hours of 10am and 1pm.  Please ensure that all items are clean, in good condition and suitable for resale.  Your support, as always, is greatly appreciated – thank you!

Drone Video of Omeath and Narrow Water – Excellent view of Omeath, Warrenpoint and Narrow Water from the air.  © Barry Clarke, 2015.  All Rights Reserved.

Red Cross Social  on Tuesday 25th August at 8.30pm. St. Mary’s Hall, Cooley. Usual transport.   Donegal Holiday Please have the balance of the fare paid in full on the Social night. Cost €250.

Cumann Seanchais Ard Mhacha  ( Armagh Diocesan Historical Society).   Lecture on Eoin MacNeill (1867-1945), given by  Dr Mary Harris of NUI Galway on Wednesday  2nd Sept  at 8.00pm in Cardinal Ó Fiaich Library and Archive, Moy Road, Armagh.  Eoin MacNeill was historian, Irish language enthusiast, political activist, commander-in-chief of the Irish Volunteers and founder of Coláiste Bhríde, Omeath in 1912.

Clarke School of Irish Dance  resumes in Dolmen Centre, Omeath  from Saturday 15th August at 11.00am for beginners and 12.00noon  for advanced class.   All children welcome from 3 yrs+.  Contact  Charlene on 0044-7760164289.

Carlingford Heritage Week Talk Paraic McKevitt Architect, MRIAI, B.Arch. Sc will speak  on “The Port of Carlingford” on Wednesday 26th August at 7.30pm in Heritage Centre.

Vacancies with Cooley Community Projects Ltd
1  Caretaker – Sports Complex Cooley.     Closing date for applicants Friday 31st August.
1  Admin Worker – Cooley. Closing date 31st August.
1  Cleaner – Cooley. Closing date 31st August.
1  Tourist Office Assistant – Carlingford.     Closing date 31st August. cooleyce@eircom.net  or phone 042 9376077.

Bridge Lessons for beginners starting in September in Carlingford.  If  interested, contact 042-9383747.

Golf Classic in aid of PIPS (Public Initiative for the Prevention of Suicide and Self-harm) in Cloverhill Golf Club, Mullaghbane on Saturday  12th Sept 2015.  Anyone who would like to sponsor a  tee-box, enter a team or make a donation toward  the success of this outing, please contact  Gerry McShane 042-9373706 or 087-2969581.

The Birches Alzheimer Day Care Centre   The monthly support meeting for families caring for  a relative or friend with Alzheimer’s Disease is held on the First Tuesday of every month at 7.00pm in  The Birches, Priorland Rd, Dundalk.  All welcome.

Community Alert
Omeath:  087 1624111   Carlingford: 042 9373581

Citizens Information Centre  Dundalk Citizens Information Centre will be closed every Wednesday morning starting Wednesday 5th August.
Opening Times – Mon, Tue, Thur & Fri 9.30 -12noon
and 2.00pm – 4.00pm;
Wed from 2.00 – 4.00pm.  Phone: 076 1074000.

Cooley Genealogical and Historical Society
Plotting of graves in Cill Mhuire Cemetery will commence at a meeting in Long’s Pub, Grange, on Friday 28th Aug.
This will cover all interred – whether there is a marking headstone or not. DVD will be shown.
Refreshments will be served. Adm. €5,  All welcome.

“Benefit 4” Dundalk Resource Centre are now inviting people to apply for a FREE training program.  Benefit4 courses are starting this Aug/Sept 2015. This is a 4 day course teaching beginners to safely navigate the Internet and its applications like email, internet banking and Skype.  To register your interest phone the Centre at 042-9338820 or email training@drcu.ie

Carlingford & Omeath Red Cross  Annual Holiday Sunday 13th – Thursday 17th Sept in The Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town.
Deposit €50 will secure a seat.

Cooley Credit Union Ltd New Office Opening Hours Please note change of days and amended times as from Wed 1st July 2015:
Cooley Office: Wednesday 10.00am – 1pm; Friday 10.00am – 6.30pm; Saturday 10.00am – 12noon.
Carlingford Office: Friday 10.00 – 1pm.
Omeath Office: Thursday 10.00 – 1pm.
Members can pay their money in any of the above offices.

Cllr Mark Dearey  is holding a clinic every  2nd Tuesday from 9.30 – 11.00am in Dolmen Centre, Omeath.  Also in Foy Centre, Carlingford every 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 9.30 – 11.00am

EmployAbility  Would you like to work part-time or full-time? Are you unemployed due to accident, illness, injury, disability or in recovery from depression.  We can help you seek employment.  For further info phone: 042 9386718 or 087 6386885.

Good Morning Louth – Volunteers Needed
Good Morning Louth, supported by the HSE, is a free telephone service for older people in Co. Louth.
This service provides a friendly phone call at prearranged times to older people to check on their safety and wellbeing and to provide information about other services in their area. If you can give two hours of your time per week and you would enjoy contributing
to the service please contact Ann Murphy  042 9330103 or email:  anne.murphy@netwellcentre.org

St. Vincent de Paul
St. James Conference, Cooley. Talk in confidence. Phone 087 9656852


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