The Strand Hotel, Omeath - home for most of our meetings


Meetings of the Cooley Environmental and Health Group, are held every two months or so, usually in the Strand Hotel, Omeath. Summaries of this year's meetings appear below with the most recent appearing towards the top of the page.

For meetings in previous years, please select one of the following links:

For reports on the Annual Workshops please select the Workshops link.

For information on the Cancer Conference follow the Cancer link.

The next general meeting will be held on Sunday 11th March, 2018 at 10am in the Strand Hotel, Omeath. These meetings are open to all. If you would like to become involved in the activities of the Cooley Environmental and Health Group, please come along. You will be very welcome.

The minutes are always carefully scrutinised before being accepted

Report on Cooley Environment and Health Group Meeting, Sunday 21st January 2018
This, the final meeting before the 2018 Workshop, was chaired by Jonathan Larkin. The main item on today's agebda was to finalise the details for the Workshop to be held next Saturday on the topic: Mental Health Care in Louth 1918–2018 and Beyond. The main speaker will be Dr Lisa Butterly, who has vast experience of Ardee Mental Hospital which opened for business in 1935. Other speakers include Dr Dennis Pringle, Geography Prof Emeritus Maynooth; Seán Crudden, Retired Maths and Science Teacher VEC; as well as many more who have been involved in Mental Health Care. Our Honorary Secretary, Archbishop Michael Desmond Hynes OMD will act as the facilitator.

Following the presentations the workshop will split up into 3 groups to discuss Depression; Services and Suicide before reporting back to a concluding round table session.