Omeath, Co. Louth


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Omeath (Irish: Ó Méith) is a village in County Louth, Ireland close to the Northern Ireland border.  Omeath is steeped in Irish history, with outstanding natural scenic beauty, and is located on the east coast of Ireland.  It can be found 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. 

Important Parish Dates 2018
Confirmation: Friday 2nd March at 11.00 am in St. Laurence’s, Omeath.
First Holy Communion: Carlingford: Sat 19th May; Omeath: Sat 26th May.

The Irish Cancer Society is looking for volunteers in the Louth, Cavan, Monaghan and Meath areas to drive patients to and from their treatments in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda and the Dublin hospitals. Drivers will use their own cars but all volunteer expenses are paid.
For info call Gail 01 2310 566 or visit the Irish Cancer Society’s website

Vacancies with Cooley Community Projects Ltd Closing date Friday 2nd March 2018
1 Environmental Worker;
1 Cleaner – Cooley
1 Grounds person – Cooley
1 Administrator – Carlingford
1 Administrator – Omeath
1 Youth Worker – Omeath
For information  phone: 042 9376077 or

Dolmen Centre Omeath
6 week Cookery Course Mon 19th Feb 12.30 – 2.15 pm.
Cost €30. Learn lovely home cooked recipes.
6 week Gardening Course Wed 21st Feb 10 – 12.00pm.
Cost €20. Learn tips and techniques to get your spring
garden looking fab. Ph: Bronagh 087 3171069 or Omeath District
Development Facebook page to book as places are limited.

Coping with Dementia An Introductory Talk with Maeve Montgomery from the Alzheimer Society of Ireland in Carlingford Library as part of Healthy Ireland on Tue 20th Feb at 6.00 pm.
Free event. Booking essential 042 9324113. All welcome.

Glenmore AC AGM Wed 21st Feb at 8.00 pm at Bush. The committee ask that all families be represented at this meeting. This is your club.

Cúchulainn Gaels Registration Night on Thursday 22nd Feb at 8.00 pm in the Dolmen Centre.
All players must be registered to play and train.

Omeath Community Alert Meeting Mon 26th Feb at 8.00 pm in the Granvue Hotel, Omeath.
All welcome.

Carlingford Lough Heritage Trust AGM in Carlingford Heritage Centre on Mon 26th Feb at
7.30 pm. All welcome. Refreshments served.

Omeath Bumps and Babies every Wed 10.30 – 12.30 pm in Dolmen Centre. €2 per family. All welcome.

Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease ‘The Birches’ at Rathabbey will be holding a 6 week programme of education and training to support family carers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias starting Wed Feb 28th, Mar 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th & Apr 4th.
Further details & bookings Ph: Olive Joyce 042 9351388.

Armagh Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes is looking for Doctors and Nurses to join the Pilgrimage Team from Sat 12th – Thur 17th May. Live registration with IMC/GMC is required.
All inquiries to the General Secretary, Mr Martin Feeney.

World Meeting of Families 21st – 26th August 2018
In August 2018, Ireland will have the joy of hosting the World Meeting of Families 2018 on behalf of Pope Francis. As a nation we will be playing host to thousands of families and pilgrims from all around the globe for one of the largest events of the year. There will be four main events:
– National Opening 21st August.
– Three Day Congress 22nd – 24th August.
A joyful and reflective programme of workshops, talks and discussions; an engaging and exciting programme for young people as well as faith and fun activities for children; exhibitions; cultural events and much more.
– Festival of Families 25th August.
A special cultural-style event within a prayerful and joyful atmosphere, in which personal stories of faith will be shared by families representing the continents of the world.
– Solemn Eucharistic Celebration 26th August.
A gathering of thousands of people from Ireland and around the world.
For more information please visit

Daniel Browns Hospital Fund Robert and Ann Brown thank all sponsors and those who donated to their hospital campaign. To date the Fund has raised in excess of €20,000. This fund will remain open for the next few months for further donations. These can be lodged with Omeath Post Office. Thanks again.

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 info ph: 042 9386718.

Good Morning Louth free, confidential and informative telephone service for older people to share worries or concerns and reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness. Also to raise awareness of other useful local services as well as providing peace of mind for the families. Contact Anne Murphy 042 9330103 or email:

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

The Samaritans Anyone feeling lonely, depressed or suicidal phone FREE Call 116 123.

Parish Mass online Webcam and live streaming service has been installed in both our churches – St. Michael’s, Carlingford and St. Laurence’s, Omeath. Mass can be viewed online at Set Top Boxes are also available to view Mass on your television at home. You will need Broadband for the set top box to work. The box and installation costs €100. This is a one-off cost.  A set top box can be purchased directly from MCN Media by calling 048 87729580.

Cooley Genealogical & Historical Society If you have information regarding bygone traditions associated with burial in the peninsula please ph 085 1833110.

Cooley Credit Union Office

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm – For Loans and Withdrawals only
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10 am to 6:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 12 Noon
Omeath Office: Thursday – 10 am to 1 pm
Carlingford Office: Friday – 10 am to 1 pm
Members can pay their money in any of the above offices.

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