Affordable accommodation at a critically low level in Galway

January 13th, 2020|

Galway Simon Community says the availability of affordable rented accommodation is at a critical level in Galway. According to the latest study released by the [...]

Christmas Closing Hours 2019

December 23rd, 2019|

Christmas Closing Hours 2019 Our office and shops will be closing on Monday 23rd December and will reopen as normal on Thursday 2nd January 2020. [...]

A message to our supporters

December 23rd, 2019|

As we come to the end of 2019, I want to express my sincere thanks to you for standing with Galway Simon to help close [...]

Full House at the Knights Before Christmas Concert

December 20th, 2019|

On Saturday December 14th local music group ‘The A Capella Knights’ filled the Galway Cathedral to capacity at their annual Christmas Concert in aid of [...]

Galway Musician Releases Christmas Song in Support of those Facing Homelessness

December 3rd, 2019|

Talented Galway Musician, Michael Mulryan, has released a Christmas Song in Support of those Facing Homelessness in Galway this Christmas. [...]

Sixty Photographs for Simon by Vincent Butler

November 27th, 2019|

Long standing Simon Community supporter, Vincent Butler, produced a book of photography last year called ‘Sixty Photographs for Simon’. The book contains a compilation of [...]

A Galway survivor: Local man who spent years on the streets becomes an ambassador for homeless

November 26th, 2019|

Local Galway Man, Dennis Connolly Dennis Connolly, a well-known Galway man has spoken out about his battle with homelessness in a bid to [...]

Introducing Dennis Connolly

November 20th, 2019|

Closing the Door on Homelessness With 2019 being the year of Galway Simon's 40th anniversary, it's only right to introduce you to one of the [...]

Galway rent rises for four years in a row

November 14th, 2019|

Galway Simon Community has responded to the latest Daft.ie Report saying that the rental market in Galway is in a crisis state and the government [...]

Homelessness at its worst in Galway

November 6th, 2019|

Homeless charity Galway Simon Community has warned that the homelessness crisis is worse now than at any other time in the 40 years since the [...]

Knights before Christmas Concert in aid of Galway Simon Community

October 29th, 2019|

(L-R Back to Front): The A Capella Knights members Brian Hickey, Keith Davies, Francis Casey, Mike Davenport, Gary McDonald. The annual ‘Knights Before [...]

People of Galway raise over €70,000 at Sleep Out for Simon to help continue preventing homelessness in Galway

October 9th, 2019|

On Friday October 4th, 162 people rose to the challenge of sleeping out for 12 hours in a bid to raise essential funds and awareness [...]

4th Sleep Out, 40 Years, 400 Donations…

September 20th, 2019|

'I share many things with Galway Simon. A deep love for my community. A belief that everyone should be able to live his [...]

Marking 40 Years of Galway Simon

September 11th, 2019|

Galway Simon Community members Karen Golden (CEO), Brian Hickey (Staff Member), Denis Connolly (Client) & Jacqui O'Dowd (Original volunteer). Photo by Murt Fahy. [...]

Sleep Out for Simon launches another new location in Moycullen

September 5th, 2019|

Photographed at the official launch in Moycullen left to right are Karl Lippett, Moycullen Team Leader, Amy Lavelle, Galway Simon, Susan Mc Donagh, [...]

Four-fold increase in homelessness in four years

September 4th, 2019|

Galway Simon Community has raised concerns about the worsening homelessness and housing crisis warning that youth homelessness is on the rise. According to recent figures [...]

Tech Giants raise almost €40K in 7 months for Galway Simon Community!

August 26th, 2019|

Eleanor Duggan (HPE), Louise Gallagher (HPE), Nora Colombani (ISS), Aisling O’Malley (HPE) and Paul Brennan (HPE) marking their achievement of €39,604 raised for Galway [...]

Salthill Launched as New Location for Sleep out for Simon 2019

August 12th, 2019|

Sleep Out for Simon 2019 Launch in the Salthill Village Galway Simon Community have announced a new location for their annual Sleep [...]

Simon Community Launches ‘Closing Doors on Homelessness’ Campaign

August 6th, 2019|

Pictured are Nadine Kiernan, Support Worker, Katie Donohoe, Simon Community, Sam McGuinness, Dublin Simon Community and Karen Golden of Galway Simon Community. The [...]

Crowds flock to Salthill for Dip at Dawn event

July 8th, 2019|

Photos by Jes Therkelsen Over 140 people gathered in Salthill this morning to take a [...]

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