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Coronavirus: Local charity protecting people who are homeless

Local homeless charity Galway Simon Community has said it is concerned about the escalating COVID-19 crisis. But the...

Students at the Jes raise almost €10,000 for homeless services

Students at Coláiste Iognáid, 'the Jes', secondary school recently presented raised almost €10k they raised for COPE Galway's homeless services.

Coronavirus: COPE helping the homeless to self-isolate

COPE Galway is expanding on its usual range of supports for the homeless to help them avoid the Covid-19 coronavirus, and...

Local A Capella group raise almost €50k for the fight against homelessness with Christmas concerts

Local music group the A Capella Knights recently celebrated raising almost €50k for homelessness services in Galway. Each...

COPE urges election candidates to commit to fairer society

COPE Galway has written to all of the election candidates in Galway West and East, urging them to commit to commit to a fairer...

Galway Simon says affordable accommodation at “critical level”

The supply of affordable accommodation to rent in Galway is at a critical level according to the latest housing report from the Galway Simon...

Homelessness in Galway jumps 7.6% in latest report

Homelessness in Galway has continued to climb with an increase of 7.6% recorded in the latest figures from the government. The most recent homelessness report...

Embrace the cold so others don’t have to at the COPE Christmas Day Swim

Dare to be cold this holiday season so that others don't have to this season with the 30th annual COPE Galway Christmas Day swim. COPE...

Galway’s business community to take part in major Sleep Out fundraiser

Men and women from across Galway’s business community will take part in COPE Galway’s biggest fundraising event of the year tomorrow night, Friday 6...

Galway singer releases beautiful and moving Christmas song

Talented Galway singer-songwriter Michael Mulryan has released a stunning Christmas song to raise funds for those facing homelessness this Christmas. The Red Man’ was released...

October saw 302 adults homeless in Galway

There were 302 homeless adults in Galway alone in the month of October according to the latest figures from the Department of Housing. Across the...

COPE Galway Rocking against Homelessness

Update: top Irish act Brave Giant have also been confirmed for the night. Rock Against Homelessness is coming to Galway later this month, the first...

COPE Galway launches Cold Weather Response

COPE Galway has made an additional 23 beds available for people sleeping on the street as part of its annual Cold Weather Response. The annual...

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...

Galway Simon Community marks 40 years fighting homelessness

The Galway Simon Community is inviting the people of Galway to join them in marking 40 years of the fight against homelessness later this...

Government “disinterest” in fixing broken housing system blamed for over 300 homeless in Galway

People Before Profit have said that the 311 people currently homeless in Galway are an example of the government's disinterest in fixing the housing...

311 adults homeless in Galway in August

There were 311 homeless people in Galway in August as the number of people being forced into emergency accommodation continues to grow. The most recent...

Homelessness in the west is four times higher than 2015

The Galway Simon Community has raised serious concerns at numbers showing that homelessness in the West of Ireland has jumped four-fold in just four...

COPE warns of growing number of homeless single adults

The latest homelessness figures show a worrying growth in the number of homeless adults in the west COPE has said. Figures published this week by...

Tech giants raise €40,000 for Galway Simon Community

A group of tech giants based in Galway city have raised almost €40,000 to help the Galway Simon Community's fight against homelessness this year. Hewlett...
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