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Oh, to have a little house

Imagine if you can, having to go outside your front door at home. Imagine locking that door after you. How do you think you would feel if you were told you were never allowed to go back in again? It is getting colder and darker. Night is closing in. You have nowhere to go. How do you think you would feel? That is the feeling of being evicted, of being homeless.

Homelessness in west new record high says Galway Simon chief

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The number of people accessing emergency accommodation in the west is at record levels, says local charity Galway Simon Community.

‘Time for our higher politicians to start making noise’ on ring road says Larkin

Galway TDs and senators must crank up the pressure on the Government for the Galway ring road oral hearing, according to a Galway city councillor. Independent councillor Noel Larkin said everyone in favour of the ring road including interested groups, businesses, and organisations, as well as politicians, must come out in force to support the proposal.

Athlone native aspiring to positively effect the ongoing homeless crisis

 

Homelessness growing eight times faster than national average

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Homelessness in the west is growing at eight times the national average with almost 600 people in emergency accommodation last month, according to the Galway Simon Community.

Homeless presentations up twenty five per cent in Mayo last year

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The presentation of people seeking support for homelessness in Mayo rose by a quarter in 2018.

Council money on luxury items would be better spent on social housing, says Lohan

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The end of the year gives us time to reflect and to take stock of what we have done. It is also a time when the pace of work slows and we spend time with family and friends, share gifts and indulge. The picture of warm hearth and a decorated tree comes into the minds eye. This, or some similar variation, is how it ought to be for all.

224 people have presented as homeless to Mayo County Council this year

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Over 220 people have presented themselves as homeless to Mayo County Council already this year.

One new person joining homeless list every day in west

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One new person is becoming homeless every day in the west and is forced to seek emergency accommodation, according to figures that have been described as shocking by Galway Simon Community.

Need for COPE SleepOut is now greater than ever

COPE Galway’s biggest – and longest – fundraising event of the year will see 32 people from Galway’s business community sleeping rough over 12 hours tomorrow night (Friday, December 7) to raise awareness about homelessness in Galway and help raise funds for COPE Galway’s Homeless Services.

 

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