4 02, 2022

Aquinas Study Abroad program 1987 which ended in a blaze

By |2022-02-06T16:09:59+00:00February 4th, 2022|Blog|

Since we shared the copy of the 1973 Aquinas study abroad  program in an earlier blog we were contacted by Jeff Coon.  Jeff  was part of the Aquinas  Ireland Program in Tullycross and  lived in  Cottage 9 in 1987.  He  shared with us the Ireland Program Booklet for 1987 which makes for some very interesting reading.  Jeff  also shared some photos of the Cottage 9 on fire!  As Jeff tells [...]

29 12, 2021

15 May 1974 – Renvyle Thatched Cottages are officially launched

By |2021-12-29T16:15:20+00:00December 29th, 2021|Blog|

One newspaper article in  Connacht Tribune  led with the header A  great day for Tullycross.  "Tullycross, the village of striking beauty on the Renvyle peninsula which has won fame in recent years for its dramatic renewal celebrated on Wednesday with a remarkable double cememoney.  His grace the Archbishop of Tuam, Most Rev. Dr. Cunnane rededicated the renovated local parish church built over 114 years ago and confirmed nine children from [...]

23 12, 2021

Founding directors of Connemara West

By |2021-12-23T15:19:04+00:00December 23rd, 2021|Blog, News|

Connemara West  has been privileged to have been served by dedicated voluntary Directors over last 50  years and we will be remembering them all in the coming months.  The original Directors of Connemara West were  company were Fr Edward Tuffy, (RIP) Tullycross, Malachy Conboy, RIP, Lettergesh, Michael O'Neill, Tully, Paul Aspell, RIP, Letterfrack and Joe O'Toole, Moyard.  There were two additional directors nominated to the Board by Ireland West and [...]

10 12, 2021

Historic day for Connemara West

By |2021-12-10T15:26:31+00:00December 10th, 2021|Blog|

Today is a historic day for Connemara West as it  was incorporated as a company on the 10th December 1971.  Connemara West was established  by the people of the Parish of Ballinakill,  who dug deep and by becoming shareholders,  enabled the company to build its first project Renvyle Thatched Cottages.  This first project was the catalyst for future developments including the building of the Teach Ceoil in Tully Village and [...]

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