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COPE Galway issues urgent appeal for help

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COPE Galway has issued an urgent appeal to the people of Galway to help the local organisation support the most vulnerable people in our community during the Corona Virus emergency. The local charity operates frontline services for families and individuals in Galway who are homeless; women who experience domestic abuse (and their children) and older people who now, more than ever, may experience social isolation while they protect themselves at home.

NUI Galway development VP to head up crisis communications campaign

Galwayman John Concannon, currently VP of development at NUI Galway, has been chosen to head up the Government response to the Coronavirus crisis.

Módh Eile within weeks of opening its doors

On Monday afternoon, I visited Modh Eile as a guest of COPE Galway. It is the perhaps one of the last times that the media will see inside it fully, because from next month it will become the temporary and private home of many families who experience domestic violence in Galway every year and who require a place to flee to, receive respite, to be cosseted. A place of great privacy and comfort.

Hundreds brave the cold for thirtieth COPE Galway swim

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Hundreds of swimmers and thousands of supporters thronged the steps of Blackrock in Salthill to support the 30th annual Christmas Day Swim in aid of COPE Galway’s services for people experiencing homelessness, domestic abuse; and for the provision services for older people in Galway.

New letting laws will not change housing crisis in city

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.

COPE makes final push for million to complete refuge

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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.

GIAF announce line-up for new Winter First Thought Talks programme

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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 tribute to Magdalen women marks start of new era for laundry building

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 problem the worst it has ever been in the city

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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.

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.

 

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