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One extra family per week ends up homeless in Galway

Thu, Jun 30, 2022

Every week sees an extra family end up homeless and dependant on emergency accommodation in Galway, according to COPE Galway.

The charity told the Galway Advertiser this week that they saw 24 additional families entering homelessness across Galway City and County in the first five months of 2022. In their quarterly one-day census, conducted on June 21, the longest day of the year, findings have also shown that there are 84 families including 217 children living in emergency accommodation, a 24 per cent increase compared to same date last year.

COPE Galway is high2lighting the situation locally in Galway in response to the latest national figures for May 2022, which report numbers of homeless exceeding 10,000 for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic.


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