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

Omeath (Irish: Ó Méith) is a village in County Louth close to the Northern Ireland border and home to the Cuchulainn Gaels GAC.  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.

Visit www.gum.ie  (Gaeilge Uí  Mhéith) Omeath Irish website.

Annual Walk   in aid of Cancer Research  Sunday 19th Oct at 3.00pm starting at Cornamucklagh House and ending at Corner House, Omeath. For further info contact Margaret or Tina 042 9375136.

OCA Crime Prevention Presentation
Sgt. Vincent Jackson – Crime Prevention Officer 8 pm on Monday the 20th of October 2014 Granvue Hotel, Omeath

Carlingford/Omeath Red Cross Social Night in St. Mary’s Hall, Cooley on Tuesday 21st October
at 8.30pm.  Music by Mickey the Butcher. Usual transport. Everyone welcome.

Drugs Awareness & Anti Social Behaviour  meeting in Mullaghbuoy Community Centre on Wednesday 22nd Oct
at 8.00pm. The meeting will discuss how to recognise Drug Abuse and what parents can do in that situation. It will discuss the availability of Drugs in the area, how we can deal with Drug Pushers as a community in co-operation with An Garda Síochána and other civic authorities.

Music Classes
Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Flute, Whistle, Harp and Bodhrán in Ára na nGael, Station Road, Omeath.
Phone Andrew 0879089493 or Barra 0870968786 for more information.

Ranganna Gaeilge in Óméith 
Irish Language evening classes  on Wednesday  and Thursday
Áras na nGael, Óméith, (Shore Rd/Station Rd), for 10 Weeks. 3 classes: Bunrang Wednesday (beginners);
Meánrang Wednesday (intermediate); Ardrang Thursday (advanced).
Cost €40. Class times: 7.30 – 9.00pm.

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.

Le Chéile Omeath & Carlingford Youth Choir  with Clodagh O’Gorman.  We are looking for more children to join our choir – from 2nd Class and upwards.  We will be participating in concerts, choral festivals and meeting other choirs. We would love if you could join us. Practice begins after 10am Mass in St. Laurence’s Church, Omeath on Sunday 12th October.

Glenmore AC  Annual 6km Road Race
Sunday 19th Oct at 1pm. Registration online www.precisiontiming.net or on the day from 10am – 12.30pm in Bush school canteen.  For further details see www.glenmoreac.com   All welcome..

Cooley Genealogical and Historical Society   Theme: Farming past and present in North County Louth.   Matthew McGreehan, Louth I.F.A. County Chairman will give a talk on Friday 24th Oct at 8pm in Long’s Pub, Grange. Adm €5. Refreshments served.

Relay for Life Dundalk and North East
Sunday 26th  and Monday 27th Oct in Dundalk Stadium. This is a huge fundraising event for the Irish Cancer Society where people can celebrate those living with cancer. Remember those who have passed away from cancer and Fight Back against the disease. Everyone welcome.

Tractor & Car Run  in aid of Local Red Cross  Sunday 9th Nov starting 1.00pm at Cooley Hall. For details contact Gerry 087 6457984 or Liz 087 2182190.

Get Fit  the Fun Way  Mondays  8 – 10pm in  St. Michael’s Hall, Carlingford.
Learn to dance the Jive, the Waltz, the Quick Step in a relaxing & friendly environment.  No partner or experience required.

The Wishing Well
Anyone with old photographs of the wishing well on Slieve Foy and the picnic area beside it please contact the Heritage Centre 042 9373454.
cooleyce@eircom.net or phone 042 9376077.

X-PERT Education Training Programme
For people with Type 2 Diabetes will be starting in Dundalk on Wed 3rd Sept 2014. This is a free course that runs for six weeks.  If you are interested in attending, please contact
Shirley Lynn 041 6860766 for more information.
Cooley’s Place in World Geology.
Talk with Dr. Siobhan Power in Long’s Pub on Friday
1st Aug at 8.00pm. Adm €5.  Refreshments served.

Omeath Cemeteries Survey  Cumann Staire Uí Mhéith (Omeath Historical Society) are undertaking a survey of burial plots, grave markers, headstone inscriptions etc. in both Omeath cemeteries with a view to collating the information collected and eventually making it available in published form.

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

Good Morning Louth 
Telephone service for older people living in Co. Louth to ensure safety and security in their homes.  Free service and confidential. For more info contact Anne Murphy 042 9330103 or email   anne.murphy@netwellcentre.org

Community Alert
Omeath:  087 1624111.    Carlingford: 042 9373581.

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