COPE Galway News

30 April 2019

Local Election Candidates asked to Pledge to Address Housing and Homelessness Crisis in Galway

COPE Galway has this week written to candidates standing for election to Galway City and County Councils, asking them to...

28 March 2019

‘Watershed moment’ as homeless figures at highest ever level says COPE Galway

As homeless figures exceed 10k nationally, COPE Galway highlight the extent of the challenges locally in Galway COPE Galway have...

18 February 2019

Photo Release: Local Business Leaders Raise €154,500 for COPE Galway’s Homeless Services

COPE Galway’s 7th Annual Business Leaders Sleepout, held last December, has seen thirty-two Galway Business Leaders raise a total of...

23 January 2019

COPE Galway is Recognised for Best Practice in Volunteering

COPE Galway has achieved a national quality standard in volunteer management and is proud to celebrate becoming an Investing in...

19 December 2018

COPE Galway’s 29th Annual Christmas Day Swim – Brave the Cold So Others Don’t Have to!

  It’s almost Christmas Day and COPE Galway is inviting all Galwegians young, old and home for the holiday, to...

10 December 2018

“Staying Safe, Getting Out”: COPE Galway launches safety planning leaflet for women experiencing domestic abuse

  Today, Human Rights Day 2018 (December 10th), sees the launch of a safety planning leaflet for women who are...

4 December 2018

Business Leader Sleepout Participants to Raise Funds for COPE Galway’s Homeless Services

32 business and community leaders taking part in COPE Galway’s biggest – and longest – fundraising event of the year will sleep rough for 12 hours over Friday night (7th December) to raise awareness about homelessness in Galway and help raise funds for COPE Galway’s Homeless Services.

21 November 2018

COPE Galway marks “16 Days” by exploding 16 Myths around Domestic Abuse

  COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service is addressing some of the common myths around Domestic Abuse as the local charity...

5 November 2018

COPE Galway launches booklet to Remember, Respect and Record the Magdalen Laundry in Galway

The local charity respectfully pays tribute to this important history as it prepares to renovate the convent building associated with...

25 October 2018

COPE Galway Welcomes Proposed New Rules Aimed at Preventing Loss of Housing from Residential Rental Market

Proposed new rules on short-term lets a welcome development in efforts to address homelessness COPE Galway has today welcomed Minister...

10 October 2018

Ombudsman for Children to Highlight Unique Effects of Domestic Abuse & Violence on Children at Launch of COPE Galway Annual Report

COPE Galway will today (Wednesday, 10th October) launch their 2017 Annual Report. Dr. Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children will give...

2 October 2018

COPE Galway says homelessness is increasing in Galway despite Department figures saying otherwise

Official figures not an accurate reflection of the extent of homelessness in Galway. The homeless situation in Galway is worse...