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

Ranganna Gaeilge in Óméith  Irish Language evening classes for adults on Wed 17th & Thur 18th Sept in
Áras na nGael, Óméith, (Shore Rd/Station Rd),
for 10 Weeks. 3 classes: Bunrang (beginners);
Meánrang (intermediate); Ardrang (advanced).
Cost €40. Class times: 7.30 – 9.00pm.
Registration on Mon 15th Sept from 7.30 – 9.00pm.

Calvary Omeath – Gentili Sunday 
Archbishop Eamon Martin will celebrate Mass to mark the official opening of New Chapel of Blessed Antonio Rosmini on Sunday 28th Sept at 3.00pm in honour of
Fr. Luigi Gentili. Mass followed by blessing of graves. The Rosminian Fathers invite everyone to attend.

Omeath Bumps & Babies starting in Dolmen Centre Wednesday 10th Sept. Meeting times: 10.30 – 12.30pm. Phone 042 9375422; 086 3524120.

The Cooley Peninsula Men’s Shed  are holding a
Cookery Demonstration in the Cooley Complex on
Thurs 25th Sept at 7.30pm. Top local chefs taking part. Tickets €15 including supper.

Cooley Genealogical and Historical Society 
Dundalk Gaol Tour on Tuesday 16th Sept. If interested please phone 085 1833110.
Michael O’Hanlon talk on Settlements at Grange in Long’s Pub, Grange on Friday 19th Sept at 8.00pm.
Adm: €5; Unemployed €2. Refreshments served.

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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