Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile Eachléim Teo. is a community development group registered with the Friendly Societies. With over 90 Shareholders, the 1st of which was taken in September 1995 this Co-op has been heavily involved in the promotion and development of the Geata Mór Theas, Eachléim and Fód Dubh areas of Gaeltacht Mhaigh Eo the Belmullet / Béal an Mhuirthead peninsula. Among the duties of Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile is administration of the local Scéim Sóisialta Tuaithe or Rural Social Scheme. Members of the community form the Voluntary Management Committee, who in turn higher a Development Manager to promote, organise and supervise personal and professional services and events for the community and visitors to Erris, Belmullet / Béal an Mhuirthead and the local area with special focus on the preservation of the Gaeltacht – caomhnú agus cur chun cinn na Gaeilge.
Blacksod Bay Assisted Emigration of 1800’s Database is a databse we created dedicated to the memory of the people of North West Mayo who emigrated to Canada and the United States in the years 1883-84 assisted by “The Tuke Fund”.
Please visit our Interactive page for the decendants of the above emigrants, Remembering the people of Erris, Achill and Newport West, County Mayo. “Our History is there history, and theirs is ours. By remembering the people who left we welcome back their descendants”