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More Galwegians homeless as rents continue to spiral

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Increasing numbers of Galwegians are seeking help from homelessness and housing charity Galway Simon Community due to spiralling rents in the city.

The Stunning and David Kitt to headline Ceol an tSamhraidh

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THE STUNNING and David Kitt will headline Ceol an tSamhraidh, a series of free live music events taking place on Saturday October 16 and Friday 22 in Ballinasloe and Clifden.

‘Housing for All’ strategy step in the right direction, says Galway Simon Community

Homelessness and housing charity Galway Simon Community has welcomed the Government’s new Housing for All Strategy but stressed that it is crucial for the government to achieve the objectives contained within the plan to ensure the aim of eradicating homelessness can be realised.

Galway youngsters excel on the national stage

There were a host of impressive Galway performances over the course of a busy weekend at the Irish Life Health Children’s Team Games, U12-U13 Championships and Juvenile Combined Events.

Medals galore for Galway athletes on national stage

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Galway's senior athletes took centre stage at the National Premier League Final on Sunday.

Headford Road Car Dismantlers registered for unwanted car recycling

Car owners are required by law to deposit an unwanted car with a vehicle recycling facility for recycling.

Three tenders submitted for construction of Moycullen Bypass

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Three tenders have been submitted to the Galway County council to construct a bypass for Moycullen.

New initiative to make environments smoke free

A new initiative has been launched to create smoke-free environments for children and young people in Galway City and County. The Not Around Us initiative helps to denormalise smoking for the next generation and is another step towards a Tobacco Free Galway. It also aims to create an environment where it is easier for those who smoke to quit, and stay quit. Healthy Galway City and Galway Children and Young People’s Services Committee (CYPSC) are leading the Not Around Us initiative for Galway.

As clocks went forward, 379 people availed of COPE Galway emergency accommodation

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COPE Galway has asked that the people of Galway do not forget the plight of people who are homeless and without a place to call home as we continue to live with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Youth work Ireland Galway — a safe place to talk and be listened to

Youth Work Ireland Galway has been providing a free counselling service for young people from Galway City and Galway County since 2011. The counselling service for young people aged 12-21 years has supported almost 2,000 young people since then. The service based in Galway City, Tuam, Loughrea and Ballinasloe provides 16 hours counselling weekly, funded by the HSE, Tusla, fundraising and donations. Earlier this year we were very fortunate to receive funding from Pobal’s Community Resilience Fund, through the Children and Young People’s Services Committee, to extend the service to Connemara, Gort and Athenry.

 

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