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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), [...]

Galway Simon Community welcome new Housing Taskforce

February 25th, 2019|

Galway Simon Community has welcomed the announcement of the special Housing Taskforce which is to be established in Galway to increase the availability of affordable [...]

Double number of families spent Christmas in Emergency Accommodation

February 1st, 2019|

Galway Simon Community has responded to the latest emergency accommodation figures released saying that it is heartbreaking that 81 families in the West of Ireland, [...]

Galway Simon Music Project strikes a chord with President Michael D.

December 18th, 2018|

Galway Simon Music Project with Michael D Higgins and wife Sabina Almost 40 members of the Galway Simon Music Project – the [...]

Homeless families under huge strain in run up to Christmas

December 3rd, 2018|

Galway Simon Community has responded to the latest emergency accommodation figures saying that it is shocking that so many families will have to spend Christmas [...]

Host a Christmas Jumper Day in support of those facing homelessness

November 27th, 2018|

Galway Simon Community is calling on local businesses and schools to host a Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 14th December and make a difference [...]

Galway Rents increase by 40% in three years

November 14th, 2018|

Galway Simon Community has responded to the latest Daft Report released this week saying the private rental market in Galway cannot sustain the delivery of [...]

The Knights Before Christmas in aid of Galway Simon Community

October 29th, 2018|

The A Capella Knights Local Galway group, The A Capella Knights, will host their fourth annual Christmas Concert, ‘The Knights before Christmas’ [...]

Galway Simon say numbers in emergency accommodation just the “tip of iceberg”

September 28th, 2018|

Galway Simon Community have responded to the latest emergency accommodation figures for August saying that they are delighted to see the numbers come down but [...]

An urgent need to focus on homelessness prevention in Galway

September 19th, 2018|

At the launch of Galway Simon's Annual Report launch: Joan Reinhardt, Galway Simon, Dr. Pádraig Mac Neela, NUIG, Niamh Randall, Simon Communities of [...]

Homelessness in West growing faster than any other region

September 3rd, 2018|

Homelessness in the West of Ireland is growing at a faster rate than any other region. The latest homeless figures released show 496 people, including [...]

Galway Simon respond to Daft report: Galway Rents Increase at Four Times RPZ Cap

August 17th, 2018|

Galway Simon Community have responded to the latest Daft.ie rental report released today saying that renters in Galway are faced with an unstable market which [...]

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