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Exemplary work of Midlands Simon Community lauded

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Mairead McGuinness, MEP for the Midlands and first Vice-President of the European Parliament, has praised the work of Midlands Simon, the Presentation Sisters and the housing agency, Sophia, for their collaboration in addressing homelessness in the Midlands region.

€1.92 million approved for social housing in Castlebar

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Alan Dillon, Fine Gael General Election candidate, has welcomed the announcement that the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government have granted Stage 1 approval (approval in principal) for a social housing capital turnkey development in Heathervale, Castlebar.

Homelessness in west new record high says Galway Simon chief

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The number of people accessing emergency accommodation in the west is at record levels, says local charity Galway Simon Community.

Official homeless figures in Galway exceed 300

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More than 300 adults are officially homeless in Galway according to the latest figures from the Department of Housing, but the real figure could be higher a local election candidate has warned.

Lack of support for housing project is 'astonishing' says councillor

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The lack of support for a proposed development of 58 residential units at Ballybaan More, on the east side of the city, has been described as "astonishing".

Ongoing Athlone housing crisis needs more pro-active solution

As a housing crisis abounds in Athlone, local election aspirant Fianna Fáil Councillor, Aengus O’Rourke, has spoken of the need to adopt a more pro-active, if not aggressive, approach which he notes could go a long way to resolving the present residential property shortage.

Councillors defer decision on proposed fifty eight housing units to next month

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The Galway City Council has deferred a decision to grant a Part 8 application for a proposed development of 58 residential units at Ballybaan More, on the east side of the city, until May.

Homelessness growing eight times faster than national average

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Homelessness in the west is growing at eight times the national average with almost 600 people in emergency accommodation last month, according to the Galway Simon Community.

Government must examine proposals to allow Mayo Credit Unions participate in housing schemes – Calleary

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Dara Calleary, has said that now more than ever the Government must seriously examine the proposals put forward by Fianna Fáil to allow Credit Unions - including those in Mayo - to provide loans to those wishing to purchase a home.

Government on brink of announcing Affordable Housing Scheme for Galway

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The Government is set to announce an Affordable Housing Scheme for Galway city "in the near future", according to Fine Gael Galway City East councillor, John Walsh.


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