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.
At an Extraordinary General meeting of Connemara West on the 8 April 1976 it was formally decided to proceed with the building of the Teach Ceoil. With the help of a grant from Bord Failte, […]
To mark its 50th Anniversary, Connemara West is currently developing a new Strategic Plan. As part of the process, we would like to hear the views of the community, our service users and shareholders by […]
The first Aquinas programme in Tullycross was led by Professor Mona L. Schwind, O.P. and Professor Elizabeth Jennings with fourteen students, eight boys and six girls from the 15 September to the 15 December 1973. […]