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Six Galway organisations have been named as winners in the first National Lottery Good Causes Awards.
Ultimate Agri Christmas Party hosted by West Women in Farming
“Upwards of seven thousand people took part in the annual Eucharistic Procession through the streets of Galway on Sunday, when one of the greatest demonstrations of faith in recent years was seen. Practically all of that part of the city’s population which did not take part, thronged the footpaths, and when the procession arrived at Eyre Square at six o’clock, upwards of ten thousand people knelt on the green sward in front of the specially constructed high altar for the final Benediction, which was imparted by his Lordship, Most Rev Dr Browne.
Bank of Ireland staff raised more than €41,000 for charitable causes in Galway in 2016 through the bank’s flagship charity and community initiative, Give Together.
A local charity which is dedicated to tackling poverty and disadvantage in Galway spends more than €1 million a year on direct assistance. And the St Vincent de Paul charity says that despite the signs of economic recovery calls for help to the organisation show no sign of decreasing.
The reliance of thousands of Irish families on the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has remained consistently high over the past five years. And the numbers show no sign of decreasing in any significant way, says SVP Galway as it launched its annual appeal.