Omeath, Co. Louth


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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. 

Important Parish Dates 2018
Confirmation: Friday 2nd March at 11.00 am in St. Laurence’s, Omeath.
First Holy Communion: Carlingford: Sat 19th May; Omeath: Sat 26th May.

O’ Fiaich Institute Dundalk 2018 Evening Class
Programme Enrolment Mon 15th Jan 10.00 am – 3.00 pm; Tues 16th Jan 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
& 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm. Courses start Mon 22nd January. For further info visit or Ph: 042 9353967.

Bush Post Primary School present their production of “Calamity Jane” in St. Mary’s Hall, Cooley from Wed 17th Jan – Fri 19th Jan. All shows begin at 7.30pm.
Tickets available from Valentine’s, Barry’s Shop, Sheelan’s Shop, Londis, Bellurgan.
Tickets also available from the school

Vacancies with Cooley Community Projects Ltd
Closing date Friday 19th January 2018.
2 Environmental Workers – Cooley.
1 Cleaner – Cooley.
1 Youth Worker – Omeath.
For info phone: 042 9376077 or

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) Information Morning for Full Time and Part-time Courses on Sat 20th Jan from 10.00am – 1.00 pm. For info visit days

Broadcast Mass Mass in St. Michael’s Church, Carlingford next Saturday 20th January at 7.30pm will be recorded, and broadcast on LMFM Radio next Sunday morning 21st January at 9.00 am.

Omeath & District Active Retirement Association AGM in the Dolmen Centre Wed 24th Jan at 4.30 pm.

Cooley Parish Bingo launching revamped Bingo on Wed 24th Jan in St. Mary’s Parochial Hall, Cooley continuing every Wednesday with €1,460 in prizes

Weight & Lifestyle Management The HSE is running a Weight & Lifestyle Management programme. Free 6 week course starting Wed 24th Jan in Primary Care Centre, Barrack Street, Dundalk. For info or to book a place Ph: Breda McEneaney 042 6820001 (9.30-1.00 pm)

Annual Guest Tea in aid of Rosminian Missions Tanzania on Friday 26th Jan at 7.30pm in Strand Hotel Omeath. Anyone wanting to host a table please contact
Fr. C. Mc Elwee. 042 9375198.

Louth Volunteer Centre are delighted to announce a monthly outreach service in the Dolmen Centre, Omeath. Drop in and meet us to find out about volunteering and local volunteer roles. We will be in the Dolmen Centre on the last Tuesday of the month, beginning on Jan 30th from        10 – 1 pm. For info Ph: Kayleigh 086 0431379.

Omeath Women’s Group meet every Wed at 7.30 pm in Dolmen Centre. All welcome.

Omeath Bumps and Babies every Wed 10.30 – 12.30 pm in Dolmen Centre. €2 per family. All welcome.

World Meeting of Families 21st – 26th August 2018
In August 2018, Ireland will have the joy of hosting the World Meeting of Families 2018 on behalf of Pope Francis. As a nation we will be playing host to thousands of families and pilgrims from all around the globe for one of the largest events of the year. There will be four main events:
– National Opening 21st August.
– Three Day Congress 22nd – 24th August.
A joyful and reflective programme of workshops, talks and discussions; an engaging and exciting programme for young people as well as faith and fun activities for children; exhibitions; cultural events and much more.
– Festival of Families 25th August.
A special cultural-style event within a prayerful and joyful atmosphere, in which personal stories of faith will be shared by families representing the continents of the world.
– Solemn Eucharistic Celebration 26th August.
A gathering of thousands of people from Ireland and around the world.
For more information please visit

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

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 info ph: 042 9386718.

Good Morning Louth free, confidential and informative telephone service for older people to share worries or concerns and reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness. Also to raise awareness of other useful local services as well as providing peace of mind for the families. Contact Anne Murphy 042 9330103 or email:

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

The Samaritans Anyone feeling lonely, depressed or suicidal phone FREE Call 116 123.

Parish Mass online Webcam and live streaming service has been installed in both our churches – St. Michael’s, Carlingford and St. Laurence’s, Omeath. Mass can be viewed online at Set Top Boxes are also available to view Mass on your television at home. You will need Broadband for the set top box to work. The box and installation costs €100. This is a one-off cost.  A set top box can be purchased directly from MCN Media by calling 048 87729580.

Cooley Genealogical & Historical Society If you have information regarding bygone traditions associated with burial in the peninsula please ph 085 1833110.

Cooley Credit Union Office

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm – For Loans and Withdrawals only
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10 am to 6:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 12 Noon
Omeath Office: Thursday – 10 am to 1 pm
Carlingford Office: Friday – 10 am to 1 pm
Members can pay their money in any of the above offices.

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