Between 1979 and 1986 Connemara West assisted various small privately owned craft workshops to establish units in the Connemara West Centre in Letterfrack. In December 1980, Serge Renouard began production in a leather workshop. Other […]
Much of the effort in the five years after the purchase of the Industrial school in Letterfrack by Connemara West was spent in renovation work, painting, heating, wiring and plumbing. Connemara West opened it’s first […]
In the early days of the Connemara West Centre, various discussions were held regarding the potential uses of the Centre. Advice was sought from many agencies included the Irish Productivity Centre, the I.D.A. and Kilkenny […]
From an article in the Connacht Tribune, 14 November 1975 the plans for the old industrial school in Letterfrack are mentioned “An old industrial school closed down now for over twelve months may become the […]
On the first of April, 2022 GMIT amalgamated with IT Sligo and Letterfrack IT to become the Atlantic Technological University (ATU). Making GMIT Letterfrack now ATU Connemara, the most westerly university campus in Europe.
Mr. Sean Smyth, Special Projects Officer, Mayo County Development Team (left) presented the award for the Best Tourism Project by a Voluntary Community Effort to Mr. Michael O’Neill, Secretary Connemara West Ltd at the ‘Cleaner […]
As a nod to National Tree Week and with assistance from Jeff Coon, Aquinas Tullycross 1987 and Ron and Miriam Pederson, Aquinas College Professors for the Ireland Program in Tullycross in 1992, 1994, 1999, 2004 […]
The first board meeting of the directors of Connemara West Ltd was held on the 16th of March 1972 in Tullycross. The directors present were Mr Paul Aspell, Mr Malachy Conboy, Mr Michael O’Neill and […]