Welcome 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.
Steam Engine Rally Leaving Castlewellan, County Down early on Tuesday morning 19th July, the 2016 Steam Engine Road Run in aid of Tiny Life Charity travelling through the coastal towns and villages of County Down rolls into Greenore on Wednesday evening 20th July at 7pm, followed by B.B.Q, Miniature Train display, Vintage Cars & Machinery etc. Come along and see these monster machines of yesteryear. For details contact 042-9373822 or 087-2620174.
Omeath Tidy Towns Meet every Tuesday from 7.00pm and Saturday from 10am. Come along and lend a hand. The street sweeper will be in the village on Monday 4th July from 9.30 – 11am approx. Please help by keeping roadsides/kerbs car free to facilitate the sweeper.
Dromanteens Boys Summer Camp Ages 11 – 16 yrs. Sun 24th – Fri 29th July; Sun 31st – Fri 5th Aug.
Residential Camp at Dromantine Centre, Newry. Indoor & outdoor activities including Gaelic Football, Soccer, Basketball, Pool, Tennis, Racketball. Ph: 048 30821224. Email: email@example.com
“The Three Tenors” Concert Sat 6th August at 8.15pm in Foy Centre, Carlingford. In conjunction with Cooley Camogie Club and Local Charities. Tickets from Village Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel and Tourist Office, Carlingford or phone 086-2558302 or 087-9333465.
Omeath Boxing Club would like to express their appreciation for all the support received from the people of Omeath & Carlingford over the past year. They have ended their boxing year on a high with young boxer James McGuinness winning first place in his weight division at an international Boxing Competition in Dublin. Registration in September for all existing members and those who wish to join. For info contact Seamus or Joanne 087 2324751 or 042 9375950.
Áras na nGael, Omeath Heritage Walks
Every fortnight. Next walk Sun 17th July – Barnavave & Famine Village, C’ford. Meet: Áras na nGael at 12noon. Adults only, no dogs, hillwalking boots essential. Phone: Séamus 087 3671861 Email: CraobhOMeithCnaG@gmail.com
Gaelic Football for Girls Tues 19th July at 6.20pm for 6 weeks. Ages 8 – 13 yrs. Session taken by Ladies Football Team. For info contact Davie 087 2977751 or Charlene 087 2695375.
Cúchulainn Gaels Underage training Thurs 6.30 – 7.30pm; Ladies training Tues 7pm/ Sun 10am; Men’s training Tues/Thurs 8.00pm.
Cúchulainn Gaels Cúl Camp 8th – 12th August. Ages 6 – 13 years. Log on to www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa – To register select Cúchulainn Gaels and fill in details.
Naíscoil Lorcán Summer Camp takes place on Monday 1st August until 5th August. Children aged 3-8. Contact Donna on 087-9209993 for information.
Cooley Genealogical and Historical Society It is hoped to finalise the research on Boher Church in 2016. If you have any information re the building, please phone 085 1833110.
Vacancies with Cooley Community Projects Ltd
Closing date for following – Sunday 17th July 2016.
1 – Caretaker/Admin – Cooley Men’s Shed.
1 – Cleaner – Cooley Complex.
1 – Community Worker – Cooley.
1 – Admin Worker – Carlingford.
1 – Admin Worker – Cooley.
St. Oliver’s National School, Carlingford is seeking to employ a Part-time cleaner/caretaker(15 hours per week) and Cleaner (10 hrs per week) to work as a team from mid-August 2016 onwards. Pay: €10 per hour.
Your written application with details of background and experience should be received by Wednesday 13th July 2016.
Application can be emailed firstname.lastname@example.org
or posted to: Chairperson, Board of Management, Parochial House, Chapel Hill, Carlingford, Co. Louth
Slimming World in the Four Seasons Hotel every Tuesday 5.30 – 7.30 pm.
Medugorje Pilgrimage 5th October for 9 nights €699. Departing from Dublin. Contact James 087-2202173.
Cooley Genealogical and Historical Society hope to finalise the Kilwirra Project in 2016. If you require a map to include your family plot please phone 085 1833110. Family members names will also suffice.
Family Carers Ireland is now running the QQI FECTAC Level 5 Palliative Care module for Family Carers. This module will commence on 14th August 2016. For information contact Mary 01-8943707.
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