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City council approves loan for housing bodies to purchase properties

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The Galway City Council has approved the raising of a loan under the Capital Assistance Scheme for the acquisition of 11 properties by approved housing bodies.

Heroes Aid delivers PPE across city and county

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Heroes-Aid, a voluntary not-for-profit organisation, established in the early stage of Covid 19, to protect and support frontline health care workers, is arranging for the direct distribution today of urgently needed PPE to 200 locations across Ireland, including 19 sites across County Galway.

Taking new opportunities in times of crisis

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By Pat Doyle, CEO of Peter McVerry Trust

Hoare welcomes new modular homes in Westside

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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.

Housing First Contract signed by Westmeath County Council

Following on from a competitive tendering process, Westmeath County Council signed the Housing First Contract for the Midlands Region with Peter McVerry Trust.

Mayo PBP to hold public meeting on housing

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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.

Vacant homes must be used to help ease housing crisis, says McNelis

The Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, has “finally woken up to the fact there are nearly 200,000 empty homes across the country” and that could be used to ease the pressure of the State’s housing crisis.

Majority in favour of a tax on empty homes

New research conducted by Peter McVerry Trust shows that 62 per cent of people are in favour of a tax on empty homes.

Peter McVerry Trust calls on the Government to address rising rent costs

The homeless and housing charity, Peter McVerry Trust, has called for legislation to be brought forward to address spiralling rents.

NUI Galway public interview with Fr Peter McVerry

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.

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