COPE Galway News

4 November 2019

Additional 23 beds available from November 4th for people sleeping rough in Galway

People who sleep rough in Galway City will have an additional 23 beds available to them for the winter period...

1 November 2019

Galway Business Leaders to Sleep Rough for Eight Annual COPE Galway Sleep Out

A group of up over 30 men and women from Galway’s business community are gearing up to spend twelve hours sleeping rough in Galway city on the night of Friday, 6th December to raise awareness and funds for COPE Galway’s homeless services.

22 October 2019

COPE Galway Welcomes Additional Investment in Domestic Abuse Services

COPE Galway has welcomed the receipt of a proportion of a national €1.5 million additional investment in Domestic, Sexual and Gender Based Violence Services by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) and Tusla.

16 October 2019

Human Rights Lawyer Simone George Gives Keynote Address at Launch of COPE Galway 2018 Annual Report

COPE Galway today (Wednesday 16 October) launched their 2018 Annual Report, for which Human Rights Lawyer, Simone George gave the...

9 October 2019

Budget 2020 – Modest Gains For Older People But More Should Have Been Done, Says COPE Galway

COPE Galway welcomes Budget 2020 increases in the living alone allowance by €5 per week; the allocation of 56,000 extra...

3 October 2019

Series of Events Planned to Raise Funds for COPE Galway Modh Eile House

New state-of-the-art Domestic Abuse Service and Refuge, Modh Eile House project is on-budget and running to schedule. The project to...

10 September 2019

COPE Galway Distributes Over 700 Back to School Kits under FEAD Programme

COPE Galway’s Community Catering Service has distributed over 700 school kits to families in Galway city and county who are at risk of poverty and social exclusion.

2 September 2019

“Latest Homeless Figures for Galway Show Increase in Single Adults becoming Homeless” – COPE Galway

The latest homeless figures published today by the Department of Housing indicate that there were 350 homeless adults in the...

23 July 2019

Budget 2020: “Tackling the Housing and Homelessness Crisis is a Priority”, says COPE Galway

COPE Galway is calling on Government to focus on addressing the current housing and homelessness crisis in Budget 2020.  The...

18 July 2019

COPE Galway: Lucky Horseshoe Necklace for Auction in Advance of the Galway Races

The COPE Galway Charity Shop is onto a “winner alright” for the 2019 Summer Racing Festival in Galway. The Shop...

29 June 2019

Homelessness continuing to increase in Galway says COPE Galway

COPE Galway this week reported that on June 21st 2019, mid-summers day, 174 households from across Galway City and County...

21 June 2019

COPE Galway New Domestic Abuse Service Facility Nears Completion

Local charity appeals to Galway people for support to reach final hurdle with new state-of-the-art Domestic Abuse Service and Refuge,...