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 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.

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.

In response to last Sunday’s tragic events in our community, a Memorial Prayer Service will take place
in St. Laurence’s Church, Omeath on Thursday 15th October at 7.30pm.This will be preceded by a Candle-light procession from Crossroads,  Omeath commencing at 7.00pm
Please bring your own candle or light.

As a mark of respect for the tragic death of local Garda Anthony Golden (RIP), all meetings, classes and social events scheduled for this week in the Dolmen Centre  are cancelled.
A book of condolence will be available in the Dolmen Centre, from 1.00pm on Monday 12th October.
The centre will be open from 9.00am to 9.00pm for the remainder of the week to sign the book of condolence.

De bharr an tubaiste a tharla in Ó Méith ag an deireadh seachtaine (seo chuaigh thart) beidh Áras na nGael dúnta ar feadh na seachtaine seo.

As a mark of respect for the tragic events in Omeath last weekend Áras na nGael will remain closed this week.

Omeath is Looking Good / National Tidy Towns Results 2015 sees an increase of 8 marks for Omeath

Omeath Tidy Towns were delighted to win the Most Improved award at the recent Louth Looking Good Awards, and the Omeath gains an increase of 8 marks in the National Results 2015.

The reports are available to read/download on Omeath Tidy Towns page – click here

Local Notices

Scoil Naomh Bríd Parents Association   Fun, Frolics & Fascinators Ladies Night in the Granvue Hotel in aid of Ardaghy N.S. on Fri 16th Oct at 8.30pm.  Tickets €10 available at door.

Music Classes in Áras na nGael, Omeath every Monday evening. Classes for all ages and levels on fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, whistle and Bodhran. Phone 087 9121254 for further info.

Hip Hop dance classes for primary school children, every Friday from 4.00-5.00pm. €5per class. All welcome.

Learn to Jive Monday nights from 8.30pm. €30 per person per month (4 classes). No partner required.

Dundalk Institute of Technology   Family Open Days: Friday 16th and Saturday 17th Oct with talks at 10am, 11am & 12noon. For further info visit www.dkit.ie/ThinkDkIT.

Phil Coulter  ‘Celebrating 50 Years of Music’ in concert at The Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan on Friday 16th Oct at 8.00pm. Accompanied by Monaghan Gospel Choir. Admission by ticket only available from Hotel Reception.

Glenmore AC   Kearney McBride 6k Road Race with  track finish on Sunday 18th Oct at 1.00pm. Registration  at Bush track on Wednesday 14th Oct 7.00 – 7.30pm and morning of race 10.00 – 12.30pm. Cost €10.  All welcome.

Free Skills for Work – ‘Communication through Computers Course’ starting soon. Contact Noelette Dolan 087 9293531 for further details.

Zumba Classes in the Dolmen Centre every Tuesday from 15th Sept at 8.00pm. €6 per class. All welcome.

Podiatry & Chiropody Clinic  Rath Abbey, Grange, Carlingford. Open every Tuesday to Friday and last Saturday of the month. Evening and Home visits also available. Phone: 042 9376071.

Guest Tea in aid of Cancer research in Strand Hotel, Omeath on Sunday 25th Oct at 4pm. Everyone welcome.
For info contact Margaret or Tina at 042-9375136.

MS Ireland Torchlight Walk  on Thursday 29th Oct at 7.30pm on the Greenway. Please support.

Cooley Genealogical and Historical Society – Plotting of graves in Cill Mhuire Cemetery continues.  If anybody requires a family group sheet for recording families interred in cemetery please ring 085 1833110.

Vacancies with Cooley Community Projects Ltd
1 Admin Worker – Cooley: Closing date 25th Oct.
1 Environmental – Cooley: Closing date 25th Oct.
cooleyce@eircom.net or phone 042 9376077.

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.

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 am – 12 noon and 2 pm – 4 pm, Wed from 2 pm – 4pm
Phone: 076 1074000

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 well being 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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Omeath: 087 1624111   Carlingford: 042 9373581

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