Search Results for 'COPE Galway'

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Bank of Ireland staff help local charities to the tune of €41,000

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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.

Test your food and music knowledge at charity table quiz

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Do you know your Green Onions from your red shallots? Chef and restaurateur JP McMahon and Galway nightclub stalwart Dermot “Doc” O’Connor are teaming up to host a charity food and music-themed table quiz on Wednesday the 30th of November in Massimo in Galway’s West End.

Lack of space forces refuge to turn away 700 women and children

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A city based domestic violence refuge was unable to accommodate almost 700 women and children seeking safety last year, due to a lack of space. These startling figures for Waterside House were revealed in COPE Galway’s annual report, published this week. It outlines that its domestic violence service supported more than 380 women and their 180 children in 2015.

Charity appeals to landlords to rent affordable property to people affected by housing crisis

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A local charity is appealing to landlords to make their properties available to rent to individuals and families at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Jacquie Horan, the CEO of COPE Galway, which is committed to eliminating the problem, says supply and access to housing is the single biggest issue experienced by its clients.

Rain couldn’t spoil the fun at Fulacht Fia Chairde Ghaillimh le Gaeilge

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Cairde and Stiúrthóirí of Gaillimh le Gaeilge enjoyed a wonderful evening of music and song at their annual Fulacht Fia which took place last Thursday at Ardilaun Hotel, An Bóthar Ard, Gaillimh. The Fulacht Fia is kindly sponsored by Cairde Ghaillimh le Gaeilge; Joyce’s Supermarket, Stewart and Top Oil. Míle buíochas dóibh ar fad.

As students depart city for summer, they pass on valuable items to COPE

University students will buy clothes that they will never wear, fill their presses with food that they will never eat, and collect random objects that they will never use. As the academic year comes to a close, each student is then faced with the unenvious task of packing his/her life’s worth into a suitcase and returning home.

COPE Galway seeks local solutions to homelessness 'crisis'

COPE Galway has identified access to housing as the single biggest issue experienced by clients of its services.

 

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