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All Galway citizens deserve respect and equal treatment in housing

As of our most recent City Council Housing Report there are 210 persons in emergency accommodation in the city. This number includes 41 families and 152 children. This number increases from year to year and the City Housing Department, in reply to my question about the projected cost of next years homeless budget, have confirmed they are seeking more funding due to increasing numbers presenting as homeless. The crisis in Housing is getting worse not better and it is a failure of government to put the resources in place and a failure of our local authority to fully implement plans.

Homeless shelters at breaking point as crisis worsens

Homelessness in Galway is at crisis stage with the emergency shelters run by Galway Simon and COPE at breaking point, the head of Galway Simon said this week.

Hundreds take to Ladies Beach for Galway Simon Dip at Dawn

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Over 160 people joined Galway Simon Community for their first ever Dip at Dawn event in Salthill last week. The event was organised on the longest day of the year as an act of solidarity with the almost 10,000 people in emergency accommodation across the country and the many more hidden homeless and in homeless services.

Homeless presentations on the rise in Mayo

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The issue of homeless presentations continues to grow for Mayo County Council with all 10 of the council's emergency accommodation units currently full.

United seek to stop runaway leaders in their tracks

A revealing SSE Airtricity League first division encounter looms for Galway United, who host table-toppers UCD at Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow (7.45pm).

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.

Council expresses condolences to family of homeless man who died

The Galway City Council has expressed its condolences to the family of a homeless man who died last Friday on ‘The Line’ near Lough Atalia in the city.

Mayo PBP to hold public meeting on housing

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People Before Profit (PBP) Mayo will hold a public meeting on housing and homelessness at 8pm on Tuesday, March 20 in the Station House Hotel in Ballina.

Local business leaders raise more than €155k for Cope Galway’s homeless services

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The annual COPE Galway Business Leader’s Sleepout has raised over €155,000 for COPE Galway’s Homeless Services. Twenty-eight Galway business leaders came together to raise these funds by sleeping out on Shop Street for 12 hours on December 1.

Public meeting to discuss homeless crisis

The Government must declare the housing crisis “a national emergency” and put in place “concrete measures to house people in need”, People Before Profit Galway has declared ahead of a public meeting on the issue.

 

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