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Drugs with an estimated street value of more than €650,000 were seized by gardaí in Galway city for the whole of 2018; while the number of rapes reported increased by 15 per cent.
Joe Loughnane, the chair of Galway Anti Racism Network, and a founder member of Galway Pro Choice, has this week officially launched his candidacy for the 2019 Local Elections.
The Spanish Arch will be lit in red tomorrow evening [Friday November 23] as part of a nation-wide series of events to ‘Show Racism the Red Card’, and the Galway Anti Racism Network is calling on the public to attend the event.
“I'm not from a political family of candidates of yesteryear. I'm not what people expect a politician to look like - but the personal is political. Politics affects all of us and I believe we should have candidates that look like what modern Ireland looks like.”
Posters bearing the words ‘People Need to Live Here’ appeared on vacant properties throughout Bohermore, Woodquay, the Docks, and the West End of the city, with more such posters to appear in the city suburbs this week.
A public meeting over the appropriateness of the Roman Catholic Church’s continuing involvement in the running of schools and hospitals in the State, takes place in Galway this evening.
The distressing scenes recently of children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border, the European response to the migrant crisis, and questions about Ireland's Direct Provision system, have raised serious questions around racism, borders, and political responses.
While children are separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border, and the Italy's refusal to accept the migrant rescue ship Aquarius highlights the divisions over migration in the EU, Galway gets set to mark World Refugee Day at an uncertain time.
A racist incident reporting card has been launched by the Galway Anti Racism Network in response to what is says are "countless incidents of racial abuse and assault" in the city.
Homeowners and SMEs throughout the State are “living in fear” that their loans will be sold to vulture funds, which has raised fears of “mortgage holders being thrown to the wolves if such a sale was allowed to proceed”.