8 08, 2022

Connemara West Community Sports Day

By |2022-08-08T16:41:02+00:00August 8th, 2022|Events|

As part of our 50th birthday celebrations, Connemara West are sponsoring a family fun sports day  on Sunday 21st August.  The sports day will start at 2pm.   We are planning a mixture of races and novelty events which we hope will please all the family.  The event will take place on the Diamond Hill Community sports pitch in Letterfrack.  The new centre will also be open and  it  will  also [...]

7 07, 2022

WILD – Community Art Project: 5th-18th September 2022

By |2022-09-09T09:26:19+00:00July 7th, 2022|Events|

Project on hold until further notice. Wild is a project to bring people together in our community spaces and work together to create a large scale piece of art. The aim is to upscale an image and recreate it to the size of 50m x 25m. We will do this by cutting the image into smaller chunks and individual groups will paint one small section each. On the afternoon of [...]

28 01, 2022

Family and local history course

By |2022-01-28T16:49:09+00:00January 28th, 2022|Events|

Connemara West have been working with our wonderful  community volunteers to survey and map the six graveyards in the Ballinakill Parish area.  There is such a great interest in this project and in local and family history that  Connemara West,  with support from  GRETB, are offering a free  Family and local history course on line via ZOOM led by Tutor,  Monica Hynes.  The course will concentrate on the skills to [...]

19 04, 2021

Understanding local graveyards and burial grounds with Michael Gibbons

By |2021-04-19T10:31:38+00:00April 19th, 2021|Events|

Connemara West  are   running a  series of talks with Michael Gibbons for people who have an interest in learning more about  graveyards and the  rich heritage that is to be found in the area.  The 3 workshops will take us  on a journey from early Christian Ireland to the present time. The course will be delivered online and is free of charge and will take place  on the following Wednesday [...]

10 10, 2018


By |2018-10-11T09:32:12+00:00October 10th, 2018|Events|

Interchanges is an annual micro conference which is an initiative of Connemara West plc, Aquinas College, Michigan and Lourdes University, Ohio. The primary aim of the conference is to provide a forum where intending or existing US Ireland study abroad programme directors and other faculty and students can network with each other and Irish collaborative partners, on location in rural Ireland. The first Interchanges conference was held in Renvyle in [...]


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