Welcome to Omeath Online
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
First Holy Communion: Omeath: Sat 26th May.
Flora Ladies’ Mini-Marathon Monday 5th June. Anyone interested in running/walking in aid of Our Lady’s Hospital, Crumlin can apply either on-line or by entry forms available in Evening Herald on Wed or Sat. For details contact Eileen 042 9373168
(1) 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 www.worldmeeting2018.ie
(2) World Meeting of Families 21st – 26th August 2018
Parish Group Registration:Those who wish to be registered as part of a parish group to attend the Pastoral Congress on Wed 22nd August are asked to give their names and contact details by phone or email to Parish Office or through church sacristies. Pope Francis is due to be present at the Festival of Families in Croke Park on Sat 25th August and the Final Mass in Phoenix Park on Sun 26th August. Tickets for both these events are available only to those who have registered for the Congress. Information is provided on the website www.worldmeeting2018.ie
Carlingford & Omeath Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes 5 nights. Fri 21st – Wed 26th Sept 2018. Cost €680 pps. €75 single room supplement. €200 deposit paid by 1st July secures a place. Phone: Kathleen Elmore 086 1955972; Mary Fegan 086 1072222; Susan Reilly 087 8137394.
The Irish Cancer Society is looking for volunteers in the Louth, Cavan, Monaghan and Meath areas to drive patients to and from their treatments in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda and the Dublin hospitals. Drivers will use their own cars but all volunteer expenses are paid.
For info call Gail 01 2310 566 or visit the Irish Cancer Society’s website www.cancer.ie
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: email@example.com
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 mcnmedia.tv 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
Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm – For Loans and Withdrawals only
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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