Welcome to Carlingford, Co. Louth, Ireland

Approximately midway between Dublin and Belfast, Carlingford is a village on the shores of Carlingford Lough. Overlooked by Slieve Foy and the Mourne mountains, Carlingford offers a very Irish experience to all visitors, rich in local history and folklore.  Carlingford is just four miles from Omeath.

King Johns Castle - Carlingford, Co. Louth, Ireland

King Johns Castle

The Thosel (Mint) - Carlingford, Co. Louth, Ireland

The Thosel

While here why not visit King Johns castle or the Thosel.  For those wishing to stay longer, visit the accommodation page for listings of the prominent hotels, hostels, guest houses, B&Bs and pubs in the area, and visit Omeath Online the local site for Omeath, Co. Louth

Irish classes for beginners/intermediate/advanced
Irish classes will recommence 17th September 2014.


IrishHelperIrish Gaeilge Helper App for Android
The Irish Help app provides a number of essential Irish language productivity enhancements to Android.  The helper includes Irish Characters (copy and paste), Multiple Irish Characters (work area – copy and paste), Irish Irregular Verbs reference and a saved notebook allowing you to store and retrieve your own regularly used words, phrases and text.

It can be downloaded from the Google Play store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lumberbat.IrishHelper

Vacancy for School Secretary  Highly organised, reliable and trustworthy person with significant office administration and interpersonal skills required for Scoil Naomh Bríd, Ardaghy.  Previous secretarial experience in a school setting desirable.
10 hours per week over 5 days. Apply with CV by post to Chairperson BOM, Parochial House, Carlingford,
Co. Louth by Friday 22nd August 2014 and mark application envelope School Secretary Position.

Carlingford Tidy Towns  
Inspection   Volunteers are required on Monday and Tuesday nights for weeding and clean up. Meet at the tennis courts at 7.00pm.
Bring gardening gloves, tools and a plastic bag.

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.

Greenore Maritime Festival  Craft Fare including Cookery Demonstration by Tara Walker on Sat 16th August in Festival Marquee at 2.00pm.  Adm €10.
For tickets Ph: 042 9373822. Proceeds in aid of  Greenore Enterprise Centre construction project.

Sunday Afternoon Social Dance Class
St. Michael’s Hall, Carlingford on Sunday 17th August from 3 – 6pm.  Jive, waltz and quickstep. All welcome.

Vacancies with Cooley Community Projects Ltd
- 1 vacancy for Administration in Carlingford.
- 1 vacancy for Caretaker in Cooley
Closing date for applications is 15th Aug 2014
- 1 vacancy for Environmental worker in Omeath.
-1 vacancy for Cleaner in Cooley.
Closing date for applications is 22nd Aug  2014
cooleyce@eircom.net or phone 042 9376077.

Baking Competition  Peninsula Ploughing Day 24th Aug  for adults and children. Entries by email/phone: Mairead
087 9024097;  thegreatpeninsulabakeoff@gmail.com
Next meeting for Peninsula Ploughing and Field Day Tues 12th Aug at 8.00pm in Cooley Parochial Hall.

Carlingford Sky Park Fun Day   Sunday 24th August.
N.B.  All proceeds to Carlingford Foy Centre Fund.
A fantastic chance to experience Carlingford’s newest
zip line and high rope Adventure Park.
Entry: Adult €10; Child €5. Advance booking essential.
Contact Carlingford Adventure Centre 042 9373100.

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.

X-PERT Education Training Programme  for people with Type 2 Diabetes will be starting in Dundalk on Wed 3rd Sept 2014. This is a free course that runs for six weeks.  If you are interested in attending, please contact
Shirley Lynn 041 6860766 for more information.

Would you like to work part-time or full time?
Do you have an illness, injury, disability or mental health difficulty? Would you like help to get a job?
For further info contact EmployAbility Service Louth
042 9386718 or 087 6386885.

Louth VEC Summer Schools 8 – 13yrs 
Creative Writing, Cookery, Music Mix-Up,
Computer Animation, Eng. Technology. For further details and application forms see www.louthvec.ie

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.

Cuchulainn Gaels
Updated Cuchulainn Gaels Officers list added.  Click here for details.

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