COPE Galway News

29 June 2022

Family Homelessness in Galway on the Increase while 38% Vacancy Rate in Rental Sector Beyond Belief

COPE Galway saw 24 additional families entering homelessness across Galway City and County in the first 5 months of 2022.

17 May 2022

COPE Galway Holds Recognition Event During National Volunteer Week to Thank Volunteers

Recognition event held during National Volunteering Week (16-22 May) to recognise the invaluable contribution made by the local charity’s ‘tribe’ of almost 200 volunteers.

28 April 2022

‘Safe Galway’s Safe Always’ Campaign to Engage Local Businesses and Organisations in Addressing Pandemic of Domestic Abuse

New initiative by COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service supported by An Garda Síochána, emphasises need for the entire community to be a safe space for women.

26 January 2022

Local Business Leaders Raise €253,814 for COPE Galway Homeless Service

“Seeing these 50 Business Leaders come together and witnessing the encouragement of their friends, colleagues and family, really brought home the commitment and unity of our community in supporting our work and our clients.”

20 January 2022

Thank You Galway Community 

Our communities are much more than the place we live – they are our families, our friends, they offer a sense of belonging and support. In reflecting on a challenging 2021, COPE Galway's CEO recognises the power of communities working together in protecting its most vulnerable citizens.

8 December 2021

Registration Open for COPE Galway Christmas Swim 20-26 December

Register for the annual COPE Galway Swim 20-26 December - swim any time, any place during Christmas week and help their services for homelessness, domestic abuse and senior support.   

3 December 2021

Níos mó ná 200 páiste chun an Nollaig a chaitheamh i Seirbhís COPE Gaillimh

Níos mó ná 200 páiste chun an Nollaig a chaitheamh i Seirbhís COPE Gaillimh do Dhaoine gan Dídean agus Ceannairí Gnó ag ullmhú don Chodladh Amuigh Dé hAoine.

1 December 2021

Business Leaders to Sleep Out as 200 Children Homeless

Over 200 children spend their Christmas in emergency accommodation provided by COPE Galway’s Homeless Service as Business Leaders prepare for Sleep Out this Friday December 3.

25 November 2021

COPE Galway Marks 16 Days of Action on Violence against Women

COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service invites you to ‘Carry the bag, share the load’ in support of women of all walks of life who experience domestic abuse

17 November 2021

Record Number of Business Leaders to Sleep Out for COPE Galway

Close to 50 business leaders have signed up to take part in COPE Galway’s Business Leaders’ Sleep Out, now in its 10th year. Each participant is running their own fundraising campaign and seeks your support to raise funds for COPE Galway’s homeless services.  

18 November 2021

Register Now for COPE Galway Christmas Swim

Register online now! COPE Galway has launched their annual Christmas Swim, a hybrid event taking place during Christmas week from 20-26 December. It includes a “live event” on Christmas morning.

4 November 2021

Business Leaders Urged to Join Fight Against Homelessness

Galway Business Leaders urged to Sleep Out on Galway's Shop Street - so others don’t have to.