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Concerned Galway Simon appeal for help to battle homelessness

Homelessness and housing charity Galway Simon Community is deeply concerned at the record high number of families experiencing homelessness in the West this Winter. The charity has issued an urgent appeal ahead of Christmas, asking people to support them to prevent the trauma of homelessness for families across Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

Huge growth potential for Castlebar with new ATU Mayo University Status

The sky is the limit for the growth and expansion plans of Mayo ATU which is already seeing dividends from its new status as a university, Castlebar councillors were informed this week.

Number of homeless families in West continues upward spiral

Homelessness and housing charity Galway Simon Community has warned that it is highly concerned that the number of families and children homeless across the West of Ireland is continuing to spiral upwards. The charity attributes the continuing rise to multiple factors which are culminating into what can best be described as ‘a terrible perfect storm.’

Galway among ten counties due to appoint biodiversity officers to bolster local action for nature

Galway will soon have a new Biodiversity Officer, with Galway County Council one of ten local authorities awarded funding to appoint a national roll-out of biodiversity officers to deliver and drive local action for biodiversity.

Rise in county homeless numbers details need for winter ban on evictions - Clarke

Local Sinn Féin Deputy, Sorca Clarke, has called on Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien to immediately introduce a winter ban on evictions, as new figures show a dramatic rise in the number of people in Westmeath who are homeless.

Midlands Simon Community and Sophia commended by Minister for housing and support services initiative

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Midlands Simon Community and Sophia have received due commendation from the Minister for Housing, Deputy Darragh O’Brien, for their work in delivering new homes with supports for families, couples and individuals in the Midlands.

‘Housing for All’ programme has delivered for County Westmeath over last 12 months

One year on from its introduction, local Minister of State for Planning and Local Government at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Deputy Peter Burke, has marked the first 12 months of the Government’s ambitious 'Housing for All' plan, citing the progress made in delivering housing for Westmeath.

Westmeath communities to host reflective events during annual National Heritage Week

A demonstration of military history from 1690, a guided tour of the archaeology and mythology of Knockastia and a talk on the Birds of Lough Ree and the Mid-Shannon Callows - this is just a flavour of the wide-ranging events taking place across Westmeath that will allow people to get hands-on with heritage as part of National Heritage Week 2022, which starts this Saturday, August 13 and runs until Sunday, August 21.

Family homelessness almost back to peak levels across the West

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Homeless charity - Galway Simon Community - has highlighted concerns with regard to the number of families in emergency accommodation as the latest figures are released by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.

Family homelessness back to peak levels , says Galway Simon

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The number of families living in emergency accommodation in the West is almost back to the peak levels as a result of the ongoing housing crisis, according to Galway Simon.


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