Statement from our CEO, Bill Griffin, on the issue of the payment of sleepovers

April 18th, 2017|

Bill Griffin, CEO of Galway Simon Community Tuesday 18th April 2017: I am writing following recent media coverage on the payment of sleepover duties [...]

Athenry Music School to host concert in aid of Galway Simon

April 12th, 2017|

Pictured: Athenry Youth Orchestra performing in the National Concert Hall this February under conductor, Katharine Mac Maghnuis Local choir and orchestra group, [...]

Ciara’s Story

April 7th, 2017|

“I didn’t want Paul to see me cry. But he’d know if there was anything wrong and he’ll tell me about 100 times a [...]

The A Capella Knights raise over €8K for Galway Simon

February 24th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that The A Capella Knights have raised €8,122.44 for our services through their Christmas Concerts which took place on Sunday [...]

Ballinasloe Sleep Out in aid of Galway Simon

February 7th, 2017|

Tuesday 7th February 2017 Galway Simon supporter, Stephen Spollen, will undertake a 12 hour sponsored sleep out on Saturday 25th February from 6pm to 6am [...]

100 Men Who Give A Damn! donate €5,900 to Galway Simon Community

January 31st, 2017|

Galway organisation, 100 Men Who Give A Damn!, has been described as the ‘Dragon’s Den’ for charities by providing funding opportunities for specific projects. Every [...]

Rent pressure zone for Galway City welcomed by Galway Simon

January 27th, 2017|

Friday 27th January 2017: Galway Simon Community has welcomed the latest announcement from Minister Simon Coveney last night (Thursday 26th) introducing rent pressure zones in 23 [...]

Galway Women Unite to support homeless women in Galway

December 15th, 2016|

Three incredible Galway Singers have come together to collaborate on a campaign called Galway Women Unite which aims to raise awareness for homeless women and [...]

The Knights Before Christmas in aid of Galway Simon Community

October 28th, 2016|

Local Galway group, The A Capella Knights will hold their Christmas concert ‘The Knights Before Christmas’ in The Galway Cathedral on Sunday 11th of December [...]

Get your frock on for Galway Simon Community

October 14th, 2016|

Ladies of Galway and beyond you are invited to ‘Get Your Frock On’ and indulge in an evening of glamour and elegance whilst helping to [...]

94% rental properties in Galway City beyond reach

October 5th, 2016|

94% of properties available to rent in Galway City are priced beyond the reach of people depending on state housing benefits, a snapshot study by [...]

Galway Simon Community says crisis still worsening

September 26th, 2016|

Galway Simon Community, local homeless charity, launched their 2015 Annual Report this week which highlights the increase in the number of people on the verge [...]

Father and Daughter take to the streets of Galway to sleep out in a bid to raise €5k for local homeless charity

September 16th, 2016|

Local business man Joe Carroll of OMG @ Zhivago and his daughter restauranteur Gill have been announced as sponsors and participants of Galway Simon’s ‘Sleep [...]

Galway Simon Community launch Schools Programme and Competition

September 9th, 2016|

Local homeless charity, Galway Simon Community, have launched their schools programme and photography competition ‘Capture, Create, Contribute’ in partnership with Galway based Yann Photography Studios. [...]

The A Capella Knights to take to stage at An Taibhdhearc

September 5th, 2016|

The A Capella Knights, a local Galway group, will take to the stage at 8pm this Saturday 10th September at An Taibhdhearc Theatre in support [...]

Soup for Simon

August 26th, 2016|

Homeless charity, Galway Simon Community, are calling out for local restaurants and cafés to sign up to their ‘Soup for Simon’ campaign which is taking [...]

Galway Simon respond to latest report

August 24th, 2016|

Wednesday 24th August 2016: Galway Simon Community have responded to the latest figures from the 2016 Q2 Rental Report saying that the rent crisis [...]

Galway Simon announces sleep out event across 4 locations

August 22nd, 2016|

Local charity, Galway Simon Community, have launched ‘Sleep Out for Simon’ which will see people in Galway and Mayo sleep rough on Friday 7th October [...]

An evening with the A Capella Knights

August 5th, 2016|

Local Galway group The A Capella Knights will take to the stage at An Taibhdhearc Theatre on Saturday 10th September at 8 pm. The concert will be performed in a capella [...]

Apache Pizza Galway to hold Pizza Fundraiser for Galway Simon

July 20th, 2016|

Apache Pizza are holding their ‘Pizza Fundraiser’ on Monday 25th April in their Galway branches in Terryland and Lower Dominick Street. The pizza chain will [...]