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.

Memorial Ceremony
A tree planting ceremony will take place on Saturday 21st November at 11.30am in Father Gentili Gardens, Calvary, Omeath, in honour of, and to pay tribute to the late Garda Anthony Golden (R.I.P).  All welcome.

Local Notices

12304089_1490672731238388_192920632921687456_o[1]Country Market at the Dolmen Centre this, and every Sunday from 10.30am – 12.30pm! Come along and see what’s on offer!

Scoil Naomh Lorcán Parents’ Association
Annual Table Quiz on Friday 20th Nov in
Granvue Hotel at 8pm. Tables €20 paid on the night.
Max four persons per table.  All welcome.

Cooley Genealogical and Historical Society Plotting of graves in Cill Mhuire/Boher/Grange Cemeteries will continue in Cooley Hall on Fri 20th
Nov at 8.00pm. Please bring pen and paper. Refreshments served. Adm: €5. Everyone welcome.
Please note change of venue.

Tidy Towns and Omeath Community present  Christmas Cracker Weekend:
Saturday 28th November:
3.00pm – Santa Workshop (weather permitting).
5.00pm – Christmas Lights switched on by Santa.
6.00pm – Children’s Christmas Movie in Granvue
Hotel. Hot snacks provided. All welcome.
Sunday 29th November:Concert Omeath 2015
7.00pm – Pre-concert reception in Dolmen Centre.
8.00pm -‘Trip Down Memory Lane’ in St. Laurence’s
Church with Tenor: Eugene Ginty and
Soprano: Sarah Reddin.
Concert Tickets €12.50.

Vacancies with Cooley Community Projects Ltd
1 Caretaker – Cooley Mens Shed:
Closing date 29th Nov.
cooleyce@eircom.net  or phone 042 9376077.

Louth IFA  invites farmers, concerned individuals and Community Groups to an Open Meeting on
Rural Crime in Ballymascanlon Hotel on Monday 30th November at 8.00pm.

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

Carlingford/Omeath Red Cross
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Important Parish Dates 2016rural crime flyer louth
Confirmation:  Mon 7th March at 11.00am in St. Laurence’s, Omeath.
First Holy Communion:  Omeath: Sat 21st May;   Carlingford: Sat 28th May.

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.

MS Ireland Torchlight Walk on Thursday 29th Oct at 7.30pm on the Greenway. Please support

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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