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Ann’s story — there’s no typical homeless

Figures from COPE Galway’s Annual Report 2015 show an alarming rise in the number of people facing homelessness in Galway. One of the most striking features is the changing demographic of what was considered to be a ‘typical’ homeless person. Ann*, a well-spoken grandmother found herself in the shocking position of becoming homeless in her late 50s.

Soup for Simon at The Skeff

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Soup for Simon at The Skeff runs from September 26 to October 2nd and we are delighted to be part of a very worthy Galway cause.

Student society collects 900 sleeping bags for the homeless at EP

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NUI Galway’s Rover Society collected over 900 sleeping bags at Electric Picnic in Stradbally to donate to homeless services around Ireland.

Homelessness rises again in Galway and 'shows no signs of abating' says Farrell

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The number of homeless adults in Galway has jumped by 37 per cent over the last six months - almost twice the national increase in homelessness - according to Government figures.

People ‘trapped’ in homeless services due to housing crisis, says Galway Simon

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People are being “trapped” in homeless service because of the lack of affordable housing, according to Galway Simon Community.

FF strategy will secure home ownership and tackle homelessness says Chambers

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Mayo Cllr Lisa Chambers says securing home ownership and tackling homelessness is one of the party’s key priorities and is one of the core issues in its General Election campaign.

ROPES journal to raise funds for Simon

ROPES, THE literary journal produced by the students of NUI Galway's MA in literature and publishing, is seeking donations to cover the costs of its upcoming 24th volume.

Brave the cold so others do not have to this Christmas Day

COPE Galway has launched its 26th annual Christmas Day Swim and the local charity is calling on all Galwegians to once again don the togs and make a splash in order to raise much needed funds.

Derelict sites coming back to the fore of attention for council

Mayo County Council is working its way through a review of the council's Derelict Sites Register since earlier this year and, according to council officials, the issue of derelict sites and getting them cleaned up and sorted is "coming back much more on the agenda".

Minister Coffey praises work of Midlands Simon Community during Athlone visit

Junior Minister for the Environment, Paudie Coffey, praised the work of the Midlands Simon Community in addressing homelessness, during his visit to Athlone on Tuesday.

 

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