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Fresh from the success of this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival weekend on the streets of Athlone the present committee will host their AGM in the Shamrock Lodge on Wednesday, April 10, at 7pm.
AIB Galway hosted a community event for COPE Galway and Galway Hospice last week in the Clayton Hotel in Ballybrit. In attendance was GAA Hurler of the Year Joe Canning and his fellow All-star teammate Gearoid Mc Inerney. More than 300 people attended the event to help raise funds for the two charities. Over €1,500 was raised which will be split evenly amongst the two charities.
GALWAY Hospice will hold its 12 th annual Galway Memorial Walk on Sunday, September 10. This year’s Memorial Walk will begin at 12 noon from Claddagh Hall to Blackrock and return - a total distance of 6.5km. The Memorial Walk is Galway Hospice’s biggest fundraising event of the year and since its inception in 2006, the event has raised over €1.7 million to help maintain essential hospice services.
Ireland West Airport staff were delighted last week to present a cheque for €30,550 to the airport’s three nominated charities for 2016 - Cancer Care West, MS Ireland and Pieta House . In late 2015, in a new initiative by the airport, Ireland West Airport staff voted to select three Irish charities for the inaugural Ireland West Airport Charity of The Year programme for 2016.
Multiple Sclerosis Ireland’s Western Regional Office have joined up with the Kingfisher group for the second year to find Galway’s Fittest Workplace.
COPE Galway, a local charity providing social services in the city and county, has launched the annual COPE Galway Sleep Out where 25 of Galway’s business and community leaders will spend 12 hours on the streets of Galway to raise funds and awareness for local homelessness services.