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The extension of Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) to Longford and Westmeath is a further example of the Government delivering on another key action under ‘Rebuilding Ireland: Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness’ local TD, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has said.
The Christmas special concert will take place in the Galway Cathedral on Sunday (December 11) in aid of the Galway Simon Community.
Dragons’ Den businessman Barry O’Sullivan is selling a dream home on the Aran Islands and donating the proceeds to two homeless charities — Focus Ireland and COPE Galway — to help families escape homelessness.
An urgent debate on how the Government plans to deal with the homelessness emergency between now and Christmas is needed, according to Sinn Féin senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh.
The Skeff Late Bar & Kitchen presented a cheque for €600 to Galway Simon Community after wrapping up their Soup for Simon campaign. During October the proceeds from soup sales for one week at The Skeff were donated to the local charity.
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 runs from September 26 to October 2nd and we are delighted to be part of a very worthy Galway cause.
NUI Galway’s Rover Society collected over 900 sleeping bags at Electric Picnic in Stradbally to donate to homeless services around Ireland.
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.