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Agri co-op raises €40,000 for Croí Heart & Stroke charity

The Galway based Croí Heart & Stroke charity recently received a generous donations from year long fundraising efforts by Aurivo agribusiness...

Genesys employees raise thousands for local charity

Employees at Genesys have raised €8,489 for local charity, COPE Galway. The money was raised by employees and...

Ballinasloe choir raises over €10,000 for charity with carol singing

St. Michael's Folk Choir in Ballinasloe has raised over €10,000 for two worthy causes through their holiday singing efforts. The choir recently presented cheques for...

Hit the trail in the annual Menlo Walk to support autism services

Now in its 13th year of pounding the trails, the annual 5km Menlo Walk in aid of Ability West will take place next month...

Loughrea Gardaí take a plunge to raise €1,500 for Croí

Members of the Gardaí in Loughrea did more than just dip their toes in raising money for Croí Heart & Stroke charity recently. Thirteen gardaí...

Over 900 brave the cold for the COPE Galway Christmas Day Swim

More than 900 people braved the cold waters of Galway Bay on Wednesday morning for the COPE Galway Christmas Day Swim. Hundreds of swimmers were...

NUIG charity criticised for spending on intercity taxis and luxury hotels

A report by the Charities Regulator has criticised the NUIG fundraising foundation for the money it spends on five star hotels, intercity taxi trips,...

Headford GAA club raises €7,200 for two local charities

Headford GAA club recently presented cheques for €7,200 to Galway Hospice and Cancer Care West, money raised by the club for these local charities. The...

Photography book sales raise €14,000 for Galway Simon Community

Long standing Simon Community supporter, Vincent Butler, produced a book of photography last year called ‘Sixty Photographs for Simon’. This stunning photography contains, you guessed...

New charity supporting UHG Pediatric Unit launches with €37,000 donation

A new charity created to support the Pediatric Unit at University Hospital Galway launched on Wednesday with a €37,000 donation. The Galway Sick Kids Foundation...

Students pull up their socks for charity

Students at NUI Galway have launched fantastic new socks this week, with all proceeds going to worthy causes. The socks, a collaboration with Galway company...

Fundraiser takes in almost €10,000 for Down Syndrome Galway

A recent fundraiser at The Auld Traingle in Loughrea, supported by the Loughrea Darts Club and more, raised almost €10k for Down Syndrome Galway. Down...

Oranmore opera soprano is bringing down the house in aid of St Vincent de Paul

Galway is home to music of all stripes including opera, as the extraordinary Soprano talents of Oranmore singer Helen Hancock will give voice to...

Advant Medical staff raise €1,150 for UHG Pediatric Unit

Staff at Advant Medical, a medical devices manufacturer based in Parkmore, recently proudly raised €1,150 to support the Pediatric Unit at UHG. Kevin Connolly of...

Local coffee shop celebrates first anniversary by donating proceeds to the Galway Simon Community

The Knocknacarra coffee shop Baby Ground & Co recently celebrated their first year in business with a charity give back to the Galway Simon...

Fantastic charity event to take place at Western Hotel

An event to support three great charities will be hosted by the Western Hotel in November. Proceeds raised from the three-course dinner in the hotel...

Night run raises €70,000 for Croí Heart & Stroke charity

The fifth annual Night Run in aid of Croí Heart & Stroke charity was a runaway (sorry) success this month, completely selling out and...

Get your Game-A-Thon for Cancer Care West

The annual Game-A-Thon at Dungeons and Donuts is returning for its fifth year supporting Cancer Care West. In the past four years Dungeons and Donuts...

Galway Simon Sleep Out raises over €70,000 to fight homelessness

The most recent Galway Simon Community Sleep Out was a huge success, with over €70,000 raised to help prevent homelessness across Galway. Earlier this month...

Sponsored cycle raises over €5,500 for Galway Hospice in granny’s memory

One local women raised €5,627 for Galway Hospice in September with a memorial cycle and tea party in memory of her two grandmothers. Ginalee Healy...
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