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Galway Simon Community concerned despite decrease in Emergency Accommodation numbers in the West

Local homeless charity Galway Simon Community has welcomed the decrease in the number of people living in Emergency Accommodation in the West, and also expressed concerns about what lies ahead over the coming months.

Galway Simon Community fear homelessness will worsen after tomorrow’s eviction ban deadline

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With the eviction ban set to end from tomorrow (Friday March 31), Galway Simon Community has highlighted that their services are receiving a growing number of requests for support from people worried about becoming homeless.

COPE Galway Sleepout Friday night to raise much-needed funds

Friday, December 2, 40 business leaders will leave behind the comfort of their homes to sleep out in Galway’s cold winter weather with just a sleeping bag. They are raising vital funds for the local charity’s Homeless Service as they take part in COPE Galway’s 11th annual Business Leaders’ Sleep Out. This event comes on foot of the record numbers of homeless people nationally reported for October 2022 with 11,397, including 3,480 children living in emergency accommodation.

Rise in county homeless numbers details need for winter ban on evictions - Clarke

Local Sinn Féin Deputy, Sorca Clarke, has called on Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien to immediately introduce a winter ban on evictions, as new figures show a dramatic rise in the number of people in Westmeath who are homeless.

Rock Against Homelessness with Padraig Jack at Monroe’s Live

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Athlone bypass noise levels having impact on local residents

The need to resurface the Athlone bypass road and reduce the noise levels which impact upon residents who live in close proximity to the route was afforded much detailed consideration at the recent sitting of the Athlone-Moate Municipal District (AMMD).

Reduced interest rates on Microfinance loans at Local Enterprise Office Galway

Microfinance Ireland provides small business loans of between €2000 and €25000 in partnership with the Local Enterprise Office Network. This financial support aims to help small businesses establish themselves, grow and sustain employment – and local businesses can benefit from reduced interest rates if they apply for an MFI loan through Local Enterprise Office Galway.

'Government has ability to end consistent child poverty,' says Hanley

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“No child or family chooses to live in poverty, that choice is made for them. The State has allowed more and more children, decade after decade, to fall into poverty."

Sleep Out for Simon goes virtual and global for homeless

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Galway Simon Community, the city's homeless charity, has launched its annual Sleep Out for Simon event, and in a sign of the times, it is going virtual.

 

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