View from Tullaghomeath, OmeathWelcome to Omeath, Co. Louth, Ireland

Omeath (Irish: Ó Méith) is a village in County Louth close to the Northern Ireland border and home to the Cuchulainn Gaels GAC.  Omeath is steeped in Irish history, with spectacular scenery on the east coast of Ireland.  It is 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.

Visit www.gum.ie  (Gaeilge Uí  Mhéith) Omeath Irish website.


Gach fáltais ag dul go dtí (all proceeds going to) ÁRAS NA NGAEL




Important Parish Dates 2015  
Confirmation: Fri 13th March, St. Michael’s, Carlingford.
First Holy Communion: Carlingford: Sat 16th May.  Omeath: Sat 23rd May.
Cemetery Mass: Carlingford: Sunday 28th June.Omeath: Sunday 8th August.

Vacancies with Cooley Community Projects Ltd
–  2 vacancies for Childcare in Cooley Complex
Start date pending Garda vetting. Contact Sarah
042 9395005 or dundalkceproject@gmail.com
– Environmental in Carlingford.
Closing date for applicants 2nd January 2015.

Scoil Naomh Lorcán  Christmas School Play in  St. Laurence’s Church, Omeath Thurs 18th Dec 6.30pm.

Louth IFA  Meeting in Mullaghbuoy Community Centre on Thursday 18th Dec at 9.00pm regarding the theft of cattle and sheep in the area.

Le Chéile Youth Choir  rehearsal after 10.00am Mass Omeath on Sun 21st Dec in preparation for Christmas.

‘Walk a Mile for Goal’  will take place at Bush Athletics Track on St. Stephens Day Friday 26th Dec at 11.00am. Donations appreciated on the day.

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.

The Carers Association are providing QQI (FETAC)
Level 5 Healthcare Major Award training in areas of Louth.  If interested or for more info phone
057 9322920 or email training@carersireland.com

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

Music Classes
Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Flute, Whistle, Harp and Bodhrán in Ára na nGael, Station Road, Omeath.
Phone Andrew 0879089493 or Barra 0870968786 for more information.

Ranganna Gaeilge in Óméith 
Irish Language evening classes  on Wednesday  and Thursday
Áras na nGael, Óméith, (Shore Rd/Station Rd), for 10 Weeks. 3 classes: Bunrang Wednesday (beginners);
Meánrang Wednesday (intermediate); Ardrang Thursday (advanced).
Cost €40. Class times: 7.30 – 9.00pm.

The Wishing Well
Anyone with old photographs of the wishing well on Slieve Foy and the picnic area beside it please contact the Heritage Centre 042 9373454.
cooleyce@eircom.net or phone 042 9376077.

Omeath Cemeteries Survey  Cumann Staire Uí Mhéith (Omeath Historical Society) are undertaking a survey of burial plots, grave markers, headstone inscriptions etc. in both Omeath cemeteries with a view to collating the information collected and eventually making it available in published form.

Kilwirra Cemetery  Cooley Genealogical and Historical Society is preparing A Memorial Book of all those interred in Cill Mhuire. This includes those whose names are not written on any headstone.
Contact 085 1833110 with a list of your family dead.

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

Good Morning Louth 
Telephone service for older people living in Co. Louth to ensure safety and security in their homes.  Free service and confidential. For more info contact Anne Murphy 042 9330103 or email   anne.murphy@netwellcentre.org

Community Alert
Omeath:  087 1624111.    Carlingford: 042 9373581.

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