Connemara is located in in Co. Galway, the west coast of Ireland.
The self funded Connemara Programme was founded in 2012 to help Connemara recover from the recession and prepare for the arrival of rural high-speed internet. To do this we have:
This is a map based online directory of businesses, community organisations, culture, history, architecture, traditions and landscape of Connemara.
This is a blog based product with hundreds of tips, hints and suggestions for Connemara businesses.
Connepedia is the online encyclopaedia of Connemara. It provides information on culture, heritage, architecture and much more.
The online Connemara Business Directory makes Connemara businesses visible, 365 days a year, to local consumers and visitors. Available in 81 languages this map based directory provides all the information necessary for customers to find and trade with Connemara businesses. It contains full address and contact details for a businesses, their latitude and longitude, photos, free text, links to all social media, ecommerce and other web resources such as Street View.
Winner of the Scull Community impact Award in 2016 the Connemara Programme provides its services free of charge to community and non profit organisations. Community services include free directory entries, free web sites, support of funding applications, community initiative support, promotion of community events, data and analysis, best demonstrated practice information.
The Programme has created a series of case studies to describe what it has done and achieved. The present case studies cover: The Connemara Programme, The framework, Data sources, Data gathering, data formats, data rules, data categorisation, Presentation, Business support, Community support. More case studies are added regularly.The case studies are available in PDF format and can be downloaded as a zip file at the link below.