Search Results for 'Distribution of wealth'

17 results found.

Charity launches new campaign as homeless crisis continues

Galway Simon Community is marking its 40 year anniversary with the launch of a new campaign entitled Journey Home.

Homelessness growing eight times faster than national average

image preview

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.

One new person joining homeless list every day in west

image preview

One new person is becoming homeless every day in the west and is forced to seek emergency accommodation, according to figures that have been described as shocking by Galway Simon Community.

Forty families a minute make the call

image preview

Poverty cannot be appreciated until you have lived it. Until you have walked the streets wanting, but not looking like you are wanting. Until you have trundled through the colourful Christmastime vista with an ache in your heart knowing that you cannot have what others have. But it is not envy. It is the feeling of being unnoticed, unwanted, that is the most hurtful and debilitating.

Forty families a minute make the call

Poverty cannot be appreciated until you have lived it. Until you have walked the streets wanting, but not looking like you are wanting. Until you have trundled through Shop Street at Christmastime with an ache in your heart knowing that you cannot have what others have. But it is not envy. It is the feeling of being unnoticed, unwanted, that is the most hurtful and debilitating.

Homelessness problem the worst it has ever been in the city

image preview

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.

Homelessness in west growing faster than any other region

image preview

Homelessness in the West of Ireland is growing at a faster rate than any other region according to local charity, Galway Simon Community. The latest homeless figures released show 496 people, including 209 children, were in emergency accommodation in the West of Ireland during July, a 56% increase compared to the previous year.

Council acquires property to homes twelve homeless families

The former Corrib Haven B&B on Upper Newcastle Road has been bought by the Galway City Council and will be converted into a family hub accommodation for 12 homeless families.

Sleep out for Simon highlights continuing increase in homelessness

image preview

Galway Simon Community is calling on the people of Galway to show solidarity with those experiencing or at risk of homelessness by sleeping out on Friday October 5.

All Galway citizens deserve respect and equal treatment in housing

As of our most recent City Council Housing Report there are 210 persons in emergency accommodation in the city. This number includes 41 families and 152 children. This number increases from year to year and the City Housing Department, in reply to my question about the projected cost of next years homeless budget, have confirmed they are seeking more funding due to increasing numbers presenting as homeless. The crisis in Housing is getting worse not better and it is a failure of government to put the resources in place and a failure of our local authority to fully implement plans.

  • 1 (current)
  • 2
 

Page generated in 0.0449 seconds.