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
Confirmation:  Mon 7th March at 11.00am in St. Laurence’s, Omeath.
First Holy Communion:  Omeath: Sat 21st May;   Carlingford: Sat 28th May.

Local Notices


Carlingford/Omeath Red Cross
Flag Day on Tues 1st Dec. Please support.

Christmas Fun & Craft Workshop  in Dolmen Centre,  on Sat 5th Dec from 2.00 – 5.00pm.   Ages 4+.
Tickets €15 per child available from Omeath Post Office. Limited places early booking essential.

Carlingford Christmas Craft Fair  in St. Michael’s Hall, commences on Fri 4th Dec from 8-10pm; Sat 5th Dec from 11-6pm; Sun 6th Dec from 11-6pm. Free admission. All welcome.

Vacancies with Cooley Community Projects Ltd
Cleaner Cooley Complex – closing date 7th Dec.
Clerical Assistant Carlingford – closing date 23rd Dec.
cooleyce@eircom.net  or phone 042 9376077.

Cooley Credit Union AGM  in Cooley Parochial Hall
Mon 7th Dec 8.30pm. Raffle for members in attendance.

Scoil Naomh Lorcán Morning Tea  The children of Scoil Naomh Lorcán are hosting a pre-Christmas
mid-morning tea after 10.00am Mass in St. Laurence’s Church on Tuesday 8th Dec. No charge. Donations however small welcome. All welcome.

Carlingford/Omeath Red Cross
Annual Christmas Party on Sun 13th Dec at 6.30pm
in The Cooley Kickhams Complex. Music by Footsteps. Admission by ticket only. Usual transport.
Tickets from Tom, Maureen, Josephine and Sheila.

St. Vincent de Paul Toy Appeal   on Sun 6th & Sun 13th Dec from 3.00 – 5.00pm. Collection point: Mulligan’s Corner House, Omeath. Santa himself will be there to collect toys. New toys only please.

P.I.P.S Newry & Mourne   Christmas Service on
Sunday 13th Dec at 4.00pm in St. Catherine’s (Dominican chapel), Dominic Street, Newry.
For info phone 048 30266105.

The Parents’ Association of Scoil Naomh Lorcán  thank everyone who supported successful Table Quiz fundraiser.

Guest Tea for Cancer Research raised €2,012.

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

The Carlingford Players  present an hilarious comedy
‘The Real McCoy’ written by Tommy Marren on
Fri 11th, Sat 12th & Sun 13th Dec at 8.00pm in
The Foy Centre, Carlingford. Tickets: Adults €10  Children €5 on sale from cast members & Dan’s Café.

Carers Association  QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Healthcare Support Award training January 2016. For further info phone 057 9370221.

Medjugorje Pilgrimage  11th May 2016. Cost: €669 pps. Less €100 if paid by 11th Dec.
Single room supplement applies.
Contact: Nicky Hughes 086 0772907.

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.

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. €5 per class. All welcome.

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

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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Omeath: 087 1624111   Carlingford: 042 9373581

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