Welcome to Omeath, Co. Louth, Ireland

View from Tullaghomeath, Omeath

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.

Important Parish Dates 2016
Mon 7th March at 11.00am in St. Laurence’s, Omeath.
First Holy Communion:
Omeath: Sat 21st May;   Carlingford: Sat 28th May.
Cemetery Sunday:
Carlingford – 26th June at 11.30am.
Omeath – 7th august at 11.00am.
Poill a’ Bhuí Mass Rock
Wednesday 6th July at 7.00pm.

Local Notices

iPhone Lost  in Ardaghy area on Tues 2nd Feb.
If found, please hand in to Post Office or Garda Station

Omeath Tidy Towns
The Calendar of Events for 2016 is now available on the Omeath Tidy Towns page – click here for more… 

Cooley Peninsula Cardiac First Responders
Fundraising Coffee Morning: Wed 10th Feb
10am-12pm in Wildwood Café, Viewpoint, Carlingford.
All donations between €5 and €20 welcome for this community event.

Cooley Peninsula Men’s Shed  are running beginners Computer/Tablet/Laptop course in their premises starting
Thursday 18th Feb from 12noon – 2.00pm.
Limited spaces. If interested phone Owen 087 2830129. Apologies ladies but this is confined to men only.

Vacancies with Cooley Community Projects Ltd
Caretaker – Cooley Men’s Shed closing date 15th Feb.
Cleaner  – Cooley Complex closing date 15th Feb.
Omeath Environmental – closing date 29th Feb.
cooleyce@eircom.net  or phone 042 9376077.

Irish Classes – Áras na nGael, Omeath 
Wednesdays 7.30pm: Intermediate (conversational) and advanced classes.
Thursdays 7.30pm: Beginner and intermediate classes.  For further info contact GearoidPark@hotmail.com
Phone: 0044 77 70597873. All welcome.

Jiving Lessons  starting Wed 10th February in Cooley Complex from 8.00 – 10.00pm for 6 weeks.

Cooley Genealogical And Historical Society
If you have any information regarding the Lookout Post in Whitestown please phone 085 1833110.

Family Carers Ireland  are providing the QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support Full Award training in February in this area based on demand. To express your interest and for more information phone: 057 9370221 or email trainingsupport@familycarers.ie

Country Market at the Dolmen Centre this, and every Sunday from 10.30am – 12.30pm! Come along and see what’s on offer!

Bush Post Primary Parents Association
Copies of the history and development of Bush Post Primary School 80 Years of Bush School 1934-2014 available to purchase from various shops or Bush School. Cost €15All proceeds go directly to Parents Association.

Cooley Genealogical And Historical Society
If you have any information regarding Mullaghbuoy Church, please phone 085 1833110.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje Wed 25th May for 7 nights €609.  Discount €50 if deposit of €100 paid before Wed 17th Feb. Spiritual advisor: Fr. Paul Montague, Holy Redeemer. For further details contact James 086 7252528.

Communications through Computers for Farmers
Help is at hand for farmers who need training in basic computers, on-line form filling, Internet and email, form record keeping etc.  Contact Mary on 042 9353593. Classes are free and held locally.

Parish Lotto  Volunteer sellers needed for both Carlingford & Omeath areas.
Contact Parish Office 042 9373111.

Le Chéile Parish Youth Choir  are looking for new members aged 7 years up from Carlingford and Omeath. Contact Jennifer 087 2142632.

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

Line Dancing  in Four Seasons Hotel every Monday.  Starting at 7.00pm.  Contact 087 2618773.

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.

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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Community Alert
Omeath: 087 1624111

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