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New short term letting regulations without additional resources for the Galway City Council to enforce them will not produce positive results for the housing situation in Galway city, according to assistant CEO of COPE Galway, Martin O'Connor.
A local charity is appealing to the public to donate vital funds to complete a new state-of-the-art domestic abuse service and refuge in Forster Street.
Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF) has announced the programme for its new Winter First Thought Talks discussion series, which will take place at NUI Galway later this month.
COPE Galway this week launched a booklet to Remember, Respect and Record stories of the women who lived and worked in the Magdalen Laundry in Galway. The local charity sees the booklet as a way of acknowledging this painful history while also looking to a new use for the convent building associated with the laundry – a state-of-the-art centre for women and children who experience domestic abuse in Galway.
Homelessness in Galway city is the worst in 20 years, according to assistant CEO of Cope Galway, Martin O'Connor, his comments come in the wake of this week's death of young man in the grounds of City Hall.
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.
Huge crowds turned out for this year’s Christmas Day Swim at Blackrock, Salthill, in aid of COPEGalway’s Services for people experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, and recipients of services for older people in Galway. An estimated 8-10,000 people thronged the steps of Blackrock in what has become an annual family tradition for those living in and returning to Galway for Christmas.
Last Friday night was the occasion for COPE Galway’s annual Sleep Out where 30 of the city’s business and community leaders spent 12 hours sleeping on the streets in a venture that has raised €110,000 to date for homelessness services.
The Skeff Late Bar and Kitchen, The Skeffington Arms Hotel and DNA Nightclub will be developing closer ties with local charities as they head into the New Year.
Galway hurling team players will champion two great causes, Galway Hospice and COPE Galway, in a community event hosted by AIB Galway staff.