About Connemara West
Connemara West plc is a community development company based in Letterfrack in the heart of Connemara, Co Galway, Ireland. Established in 1971, initially to promote a self-catering tourism project at Tullycross, Renvyle Thatched Cottages, it is now an integral part of the Connemara community.
It counts Teach Ceoil in Tully, Conservation Letterfrack, GMIT Letterfrack, and Connemara Community Radio as some of the local projects and partnerships in which it is involved. It also provides services to the local community through the Connemara West Centre, which is located in the former St Joseph’s Industrial School in Letterfrack. Community services provided by Connemara West include the Tigh na nÓg crèche, sports facilities in Letterfrack and administrative services through the community office.
Connemara West plc welcomes the inclusion of its education-led development strategy as one of the case studies in the government’s National Planning Framework, which was launched as part of Project Ireland 2040 in Sligo Institute […]
Ministers Michael Ring and Sean Kyne and Hildegarde Naughton, T.D. visited Tullycross last Friday to discuss Connemara West’s ambitious plans to develop a International Residential Education Centre in Tullycross. The Minsters also met with Professor Mike […]
President Michael D Higgins marks 30th anniversary of Connemara West and GMIT in partnership in Letterfrack.
The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, visited the GMIT Letterfrack Friday 10 November to mark the 30th anniversary of the partnership between Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) and Connemara West plc. This partnership has been […]