Janet O’Toole

Community Development Manager | Connemara West plc | Ireland

Janet O’Toole is Community Development Manager with Connemara West (www.connemarawest.ie), a community development company based in Letterfrack, Co. Galway, which operates in the parish of Ballinakill, including the villages of Tully, Tullycross, Moyard and Kylemore. Established in 1971 following a local fundraising drive and owned by 500 local shareholder families, Connemara West is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors and employs 28 people directly. Although located in a remote rural area, the company has partnerships with many national and international public and private agencies and organisations to help it deliver services, infrastructure and employment in education, tourism, heritage, childcare, community radio, sports and community services.