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Homeless shelters at breaking point as crisis worsens

Homelessness in Galway is at crisis stage with the emergency shelters run by Galway Simon and COPE at breaking point, the head of Galway Simon said this week.

Homeless presentations on the rise in Mayo

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The issue of homeless presentations continues to grow for Mayo County Council with all 10 of the council's emergency accommodation units currently full.

Galway Buskers to protest against 'discriminatory', 'impossible to enforce' bye-laws

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Galway buskers will gather in force at the Spanish Arch this weekend for a "community-wide protest busk" to raise funds to continue the "battle to beat" what the community calls the "restrictive and prohibitive busking bye-laws".

Busking is not banned in Galway, says Mayor who feels quality of act will improve

Mayor of Galway Pearce Flannery has hit out at the amount of disinformation regarding the Council decision on busking and performance byelaws which were passed at Monday’s meeting of the City Council.

Busking bye-laws ‘very damaging for our city’ — Cubbard

“A sad and very damaging day for our city” is how councillor Mike Cubbard has described the introduction of bye-laws that will curtail and reduce the ability of buskers to perform in Galway city centre.

Busking bye-laws 'very damaging for our city' - Cubbard

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"A sad and very damaging day for our city" is how councillor Mike Cubbard has described the introduction of bye-laws that will curtail and reduce the ability of buskers to perform in Galway city centre.

Seventeen families join Galway homeless list in last eight weeks

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 The housing crisis in Galway city is worsening with 17 new families joining the homeless list in the city over the past eight weeks.

Local business leaders raise more than €155k for Cope Galway’s homeless services

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The annual COPE Galway Business Leader’s Sleepout has raised over €155,000 for COPE Galway’s Homeless Services. Twenty-eight Galway business leaders came together to raise these funds by sleeping out on Shop Street for 12 hours on December 1.

Public meeting to discuss homeless crisis

The Government must declare the housing crisis “a national emergency” and put in place “concrete measures to house people in need”, People Before Profit Galway has declared ahead of a public meeting on the issue.

It is not possible to reclaim a lost childhood, says rapporteur at launch of COPE Galway report

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Childhood is for a limited period of time and cannot be reclaimed if a child has a sub-optimal experience due to inadequate housing, claimed Dr Geoffrey Shannon, Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, when he delivered the keynote speech at the launch of COPE Galway’s 2016 Annual Report.

 

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