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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 [...]

Zero properties in Galway City within HAP Limits Simon Communities study shows

July 2nd, 2019|

Galway Simon Community says the private rental sector in Galway is continuing to spiral out of control and is inaccessible for many of those relying [...]

Galway Simon supports more people than ever before

June 11th, 2019|

Tom Kenny, Mary McPartlan, CEO Karen Golden and Chaiperson Maureen Lynch of Galway Simon Community at the launch of the Galway Simon 2018 [...]

Take a Dip at Dawn to help tackle homelessness in Galway

May 20th, 2019|

Galway Simon Community’s second annual Dip at Dawn will take place on Friday 5th July at 5:16am at Ladies Beach in Salthill. Participants will [...]

Homelessness in West new record high

May 2nd, 2019|

Another record high in the number of people accessing emergency accommodation in the West says local charity Galway Simon Community.  The latest figures released from [...]

Galway Simon launch Journey Home Campaign

April 16th, 2019|

Galway Simon Community is marking its 40 year anniversary with the launch of their #JourneyHome campaign. The charity is calling on people in [...]

Homelessness in West growing eight times faster than nationally

April 2nd, 2019|

Galway Simon Community have responded to the latest emergency accommodation figures saying it’s deeply disappointing to see the number of people in emergency accommodation nationally [...]

Simon Communities study shows a challenging Private Rental Sector in Galway

March 11th, 2019|

Galway Simon Community says the private rental sector in Galway is out of reach for the majority of those relying on assistance payments as the [...]

Galway-based tech giants join forces and pledge to raise €60,000 to prevent homelessness through Galway Simon’s ‘Journey Home Fund’

March 1st, 2019|

Photo by Murt Fahy L-R: At the launch of the Charity Partnership was Amanda Cusack (DXC), David Collins (Micro Focus), Mark Gantly (HPE), [...]

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