Connected Community Partners

Set up in 2012 as a Cooperative with the Register of Friendly Societies. The co-op is a non-profit. Only residents and businesses located on the Aran Islands can become full members with voting rights. Membership is for life with the purchase of €100 shares. The co-op has a board of 12 elected members with an Annual General Meeting every year. 

Westside Resource Centre is a charitable, community-based organisation which provides serviced office accommodation and meeting space to not-for-profit organisations working in Galway. We support community development projects in the Westside area and provide local community groups with a venue for their meetings, training sessions, short courses and social gatherings. Westside Resource Centre is a member of the national Connected Hubs Network and is home to number of ongoing initiatives, such as, Westside Arts Festival, Westside Community Garden and the Net Zero Cities ‘Warm Home Hub’.

Established under the Mayo Community Futures Programme the group aims to promote & enhance the area of Mulranny, protect the environment and social activity for all. It has produced three community development programmes and established the Mulranny Sustainable Energy Community