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

Carlingford Indoor Food & Craft Fair
St. Michael’s Hall next Sunday 7th Sept 12noon – 6pm.
Free admission. All welcome.

Omeath Active Retired  resumes Wed 10th Sept in Dolmen Centre at 3.00pm. New members very welcome.

Irish Dancing resumes in St. Mary’s Hall, Cooley on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th September at the usual times.

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.

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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