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Golden Island: supporting those who need it most

Golden Island Shopping Centre has once again displayed its support for the local community by joining forces with Midlands Simon Community to help raise much needed funds towards the fight against homelessness in Westmeath.

Dormant Accounts funding boost for Midlands Simon

The Midlands Simon Community is delighted to announce it has been successful in its application to the Dormant Accounts Fund and has been awarded €91,200 toward a new, innovative project to support people to move out of homelessness.

Midlands Simon and MMKDA: Building a better community

A firm of local architects and engineers have decided to show their support for those experiencing homelessness by freely making available to the public their vast range of expertise and advice in an initiative called ‘Building a Better Community’.

Simon Communities unite to ‘Put Homelessness on the Run’

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Midlands Simon Community is delighted to announce a joint fundraising event in conjunction with the Simon Communities in Galway and the Mid West. The first ever Women’s Mini Marathon Galway takes place in Galway on Sunday June 28 and is a fantastic opportunity for women to show solidarity with those on the margins of our society, and to ‘Put Homelessness on the Run’.

Cope seeks information on public’s attitude to homelessness in Galway

Cope Galway is calling on the public to take part in its online Public’s Perceptions of Homelessness in Galway survey.

A Dutchman’s Brazilian experience as Gaeilge

FOREIGNERS COMING to Ireland and becoming ‘more Irish than the Irish themselves’ is a phenomenon that has been occurring since Norman times.

Aerobics class to raise money for homeless people

A local personal trainer is organising Galway’s largest ever aerobics class to raise money for the city’s homeless this Christmas.

Help the people who know those who need help

In Dickens’ time, poverty was easy to identify. People in that category would, according to the writer, sidle up to you in the street and say ‘spare a tannah for a cuppa tea, guv. Bless ya.” These days it is not so easy to identify want in people.

Spirit of Christmas alive and well in Golden Island

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Golden Island Shopping Centre has once again shown its support for the local community by joining forces with Midlands Simon Community to help raise some much-needed funds towards the fight against homelessness.

Swap socks for goats this Christmas

This November and December, Oxfam Ireland is urging the people of Westmeath to choose their Christmas presents from its alternative gifts catalogue, Unwrapped.

 

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