COPE Galway News

8 September 2021

2,616 People Supported in Galway in 2020

'Now is the time to build on the positive, successful measures introduced during Covid-19 response’ 

2 September 2021

‘Housing for All’ Must Live Up to its Name

Social housing needs must be met by social housing provision - Martin O'Connor, COPE Galway

30 August 2021

COPE Galway concerned about increase on homelessness this winter

Fears of an increase in homelessness in Galway this coming winter.

9 June 2021

Michael Smyth Appointed as COPE Galway CEO

“I am excited to be joining the COPE Galway team and build on the phenomenal work this organisation has achieved across the Galway community" - Michael Smyth, new CEO.

31 March 2021

379 People Avail of Emergency and Transitional Accommodation on One Night

Homelessness and the threat of it in Galway has not gone away. 171 adults and 168 children availed of COPE Galway's emergency and transitional accommodation on the night of the Spring Equinox 2021.

3 March 2021

“Celebrate the Value of Every Woman”

On International Women’s Day, COPE Galway calls on women to stand by and support one another; to be there for women in abusive relationships.

18 February 2021

Designer wedding items for sale at COPE Galway’s online charity shop via Thriftify

COPE Galway Charity Shop is selling a beautiful range of designer wedding dresses and shoes on Thriftify. Many of the bridal items are new, donated by local bridal shops.

21 January 2021

Jacquie Horan, COPE Galway CEO, looks back on 2020

In a year like no other, COPE Galway CEO, Jacquie Horan, reflects on 2020, on how communities working together has resulted in ensuring the safety of people already facing the challenges of homelessness and domestic abuse, and older people in the community.

31 December 2020

COPE Galway Thanks Supporters of the “Swim Where You Are” 10-day Christmas Swim Event

COPE Galway thanks over 850 swimmers who signed up and braved the cold for 10-day “Swim Where You Are” 2020 Christmas Swim Event in December.

17 December 2020

Register Now to Swim Where You Are for COPE Galway

There is still time to sign up for “Swim Where You Are” (21-30 December), COPE Galway’s reimagined Christmas Swim to...

10 December 2020

This Isn’t Abuse… Is it? – COPE Galway launches Relationship Checklist on Human Rights Day

Does your partner humiliate you with verbal abuse and put-downs? Do you have to account for the money you spend? Does your partner control what you do, where you go, who you see?

24 November 2020

COPE Galway marks annual 16 Days of Action on Violence against Women

It is with the continued support of Galway’s business leaders that we can provide men, women and children with the support and advice they need to have a safe warm place to sleep”