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Seventeen families join Galway homeless list in last eight weeks

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 The housing crisis in Galway city is worsening with 17 new families joining the homeless list in the city over the past eight weeks.

Housing crisis now 'out of control' says Connolly

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The homeless crisis in Galway is now "out of control" as rents spiral upwards and increasing numbers seek emergency accommodation or sleep on the streets, a situation that will "continue to escalate with detrimental consequences" unless immediate action is taken.

Murphy calls on Government to address gender inequality and its impact on pensions

Roscommon-Galway deputy, Eugene Murphy, says the Government must address gender based inequality, which sees thousands of women lose out on full State Pension entitlements.

It is not possible to reclaim a lost childhood, says rapporteur at launch of COPE Galway report

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Childhood is for a limited period of time and cannot be reclaimed if a child has a sub-optimal experience due to inadequate housing, claimed Dr Geoffrey Shannon, Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, when he delivered the keynote speech at the launch of COPE Galway’s 2016 Annual Report.

A party town for some, but not the homeless

In a month in which we in Galway thrive on festivals, tourists, and summer sunshine, we realise just how blessed we are to live in one of Europe's most engaging cities. As the most influential arts festival winds down this weekend, and the iconic Galway Races begin, we can feel a little smug that we live in a such a special place. Every day, every month, every year it seems Galway just marches forward - more visitors, more recognition, and more festivals.

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