Tag Archives: OCRG

Oldcastle – Millbrook Soup For SOSAD

Oldcastle – Millbrook “Soup For SOSAD” has a couple of events this week starting tomorrow, 5th of April in Millbrook Foods, Oldcastle and on Friday morning in the Masonic Hall. All support greatly appreciated. Please see below for details.

Coffee Morning in aid of Cavan Lighthouse

Coffee Morning in aid of the Cavan Lighthouse project in the Community Office on Tuesday, 4th of April. Everyone Welcome.

Heritage Sites and Buildings in Oldcastle. Podcasts.

A walking tour of the Heritage Buildings of Oldcastle, Co. Meath, Ireland in the company of conservation architect Richard McLoughlin. This tour was produced by Oldcastle Community Resource Group and supported by Meath County Council Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2016.

To listen to this Podcast, please click on this link

To listen to a Podcast of the Heritage Sites tour, please follow this link




Free Adult Education Support in Meath


Are you returning to college in
September as a mature Student?


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Ballymacad Point-To-Point

The annual Ballymacad Point-To-Point races take place this coming Sunday, the 18th of April over the Newcastle course just outside Oldcastle with the first race scheduled for 2.30 pm.

So, if you fancy a day out with a difference, why not give it a go? You might even back a winner!

Ballymacad Hunt Point-To-Point Oldcastle Meath

Oldcastle Carers Support Group

Oldcastle Carers Support Group

Carers Mentoring Programme

The Carers Association are seeking volunteers to act as Mentors to Family Carers as part of a national pilot mentoring programme. Please see the attached poster for further information.
Carers Mentoring Programme



Office For Internet Safety: Free Booklets

FREE Internet Safety Guides from the OIS

The Office for Internet Safety – which is part of the Department of Justice and Equality – has produced a series of publications called Get With IT!

Three of these FREE guides are available from the OCRG office on Cogan Street. They are:

  • A parents’ guide to new media technologies: Understanding and sharing the new media technologies with your children
  • A parents guide to filtering technologies: Understanding the benefits of filtering to help protect your child online
  • A Guide To Cyber Bullying: Understanding and Identifying how to help protect your children


We have about 10 copies of each of the three guides here in the office so please feel free to drop in to get yours. We hope you find them useful.

Witch’s Hill Official Opening

Witch’s Hill invites you to join us and our special guest,
 Richard Corrigan
( drumroll)
at eight pm on the Thursday 26th of March,
for a cheese and wine reception to celebrate the opening of Oldcastle’s first interpretive centre.
Donations on the night will be collected to support Oldcastle’s Kazac children’s fund.
There will be fun,
There will be music,
There will be laughter…
Come in,
 Take the grand tour, meet the artists…..The time for celebration has come….
Pauline Kelly Melia
Witch’s Hill.
Folklore and Heritage, Hand in hand.

Loughcrew Gardens Easter Egg Hunt

Good morning everyone,

Just been informed that the Loughcrew gardens will be holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday!

From 1pm – 3pm
Admission €6 per adult
€ 3 per child (under 12yrs)
free for under 6 yrs

Happy Hunting!