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HSE admits more drug detox spaces needed for Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The HSE had admitted that more detox services are needed for Galway homeless people who are struggling with addiction. The...

Number of homeless kids in Galway ‘enough to fill a school’

Homeless services operator COPE Galway provided help to more than 500 children in 2016 – an “alarming” increase of almost 40% – a report...

Galway restaurateur offers hand-up – not a hand-out

Gill Carroll sees homeless people sleeping in the doorway of her city restaurant every morning and evening. But instead of complaining about the issue, or...

New data shows 40% of Galway’s rough sleepers are from abroad

There were record numbers of rough sleepers on the city’s streets this Summer, fresh figures from a local homeless charity confirm. Some 85 rough sleepers...

Census figures on Galway’s ‘rough sleepers’ already out of date

There were 13 people recorded as ‘rough sleepers’ in Galway City on the night the 2016 Census was enumerated. However, a Galway City Council spokesperson...

No early end in sight for Galway’s homeless

There are currently 65 people – 39 of them children – registered as homeless across the county, but a recent County Council initiative to...


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