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Women's Empower Programme to be rolled out from June

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EMPOWER, the women’s entrepreneurship programme due to be delivered in the iHubs on GMIT, IT Sligo, and Letterkenny IT campuses in May, will now be delivered fully online from June.

Domestic violence threatens to become a 'powderkeg' under the Lockdown

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Some crimes and abuses can remain hidden from society and are not talked about. Domestic violence is one of these. It is insidious, and under the lockdown, threatens to become a powderkeg.

Mayo domestic abuse and rape crisis supports still in place despite Covid-19

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Mayo domestic abuse and rape crisis support services have added their voices to a major new TV, radio and social media advertising campaign to tackle the serious issue of domestic violence.

'Let Theo stay' - Galway musicians and anti-racist campaigners condemn threat to deport popular local musician

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Galway creatives and anti-racism campaigners have condemned the Government's decision to serve a deportation order on a young man who has become a fixture of the city's music scene.

Hundreds attend Achill meeting on potential emergency accommodation centre

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More than 200 people attended a public meeting in Achill on Wednesday night after it emerged that an emergency accommodation centre might be opened in The Achill Head Hotel at Pollagh. The meeting heard of the unsuitability of the location for the proposed centre, with attendees saying that the people who are seeking the accommodation are not the targets, but the Department of Justice which had failed to liaise with locals on the matter.

GMIT women’s entrepreneurship programme to expand to Sligo, Donegal, and Leitrim

EMPOWER, the women’s entrepreneurship programme delivered in GMIT’s Innovation Hubs to women in Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon, has been allocated over €300,000 in funding to extend delivery of the successful programme to counties Sligo, Donegal and Leitrim.

Direct provision must end, but asylum seekers still need accommodation, say Greens

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Plans to locate a direct provision centre in Oughterard may have been scrapped, but Galway will still have to face its obligations to provide accommodation to people seeking asylum in Ireland.

Oughterard — "first village in Ireland that did not wake up to a Direct Provision centre"

Oughterard is perhaps the first village in Ireland that did not wake up to discover that a Direct Provision centre had been opened in their locality, one local resident said last night, after a week of protests in the area.

Boxer’s key Housing Bill progressing towards formal adoption status

A Housing Bill, initiated by local Minister of State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, aimed at helping distressed mortgage holders has passed committee stage in the Oireachtas.

Children in Mayo to launch their own book, celebrating Traveller culture and identity

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Today, Friday, April 12, children and their families from Traveller, and other ethnic, and settled communities, will gather at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, to launch a brand new book about their lives and experiences and celebrating their identity.


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