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Fifteen Galway community groups receive €91,000 funding from IPB Insurance

Irish mutual insurer, IPB Insurance, has recently announced that 15 Galway-based community groups are among the recipients of their Youth and Community Fund.

Former aide to Martin Luther King to speak in Galway

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Rev Harcourt Klinefelter, a former aide to Martin Luther King during the civil rights struggle in the USA, will be speaking in Galway tomorrow.

Capacity building training

Capacity building training is aimed at supporting activists in community groups or committees to better develop their role, function, and responsibilities. Its aim is to help individuals in effectively promoting their organisation’s functionality within a community setting.

Clúid makes a firm commitment to deliver homes to those in desperate need in Mayo

Clúid Housing Association launched its 2011 annual report. The report highlights Clúid’s mission and commitment to deliver homes to those in dire need. To date Clúid has delivered 117 homes in Mayo.

Bonhomie and not bulldozers will settle Occupy issue

There has been much written and said about the presence of the Occupy Galway camp in Eyre Square — and this week as they celebrated their 150th day on site, the debate has been ever more vociferous. With the dismantling of the Dublin camp and the voluntary evacuation of the Cork site, there is much pressure on the Galway site to do likewise, to say ‘we’ve done our bit, we’ve made a stance, but now we feel it is time to go’.

Galwayman leads Dublin campaign to occupy empty NAMA buildings

A 27-year-old Galwayman is leading a campaign to occupy houses and buildings owned by NAMA to highlight the fact that thousands sleep rough while there are thousands of empty homes across the country.

Shantalla allotment progress welcomed by councillor

Cllr Colette Connolly, vice chair and PRO of the Shantalla Residents’ Association, has welcomed the progress made on the introduction of allotments in Shantalla.

Three hundred queue for allotments in Shantalla

A plot of land at the rear of the Shantalla Community Centre is to become a community allotment site for gardening and vegetable growing enthusiasts.

Two causes in Westmeath named winners of EBS community fund

Temple Villa AFC and South Westmeath Employment Education and Training Services (SWEETS) Ltd, both from Westmeath, celebrated this week after they became the lucky recipients of €500 in funding from the EBS Community Fund. In addition to this one of the winners will be selected to go forward to represent their county and be in with a chance of receiving €10,000 in funding from EBS Building Society.

Housing crisis to get special council meeting

With the housing waiting list rising to almost 4,000, the ‘housing crisis’ in Galway has reached such a pitch that councillors will hold a special meeting next month dedicated solely to the issue.

 

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