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By Pat Doyle, CEO of Peter McVerry Trust
Fine Gael Councillor Eddie Hoare has welcomed Galway’s first modular hub which was opened in Westside yesterday.. The €2m facility will be managed by the Peter McVerry Trust and comprises of 15 family homes, additional offices, a meeting area and staff welfare facilities. It will provide temporary accommodation for families who are currently in emergency accommodation and awaiting allocation.
People Before Profit (PBP) Mayo will hold a public meeting on housing and homelessness at 8pm on Tuesday, March 20 in the Station House Hotel in Ballina.
A march through Galway city centre to demand that "every child needs a home' will take place this weekend, following the release of recent figures from COPE showing more than 150 children in Galway are homeless.
The homeless and housing charity, Peter McVerry Trust, has called for legislation to be brought forward to address spiralling rents.
The second in the series of public interviews organised by the Centre for Irish Studies as part of its programme of commemoration of the 1916 Rising will feature Father Peter McVerry in conversation with Vincent Woods.