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Report ready into inquiry over Dunmore foster home abuse

The findings of an investigation examining State agencies’ role in a North Galway foster care home in which three young girls were repeatedly raped...

Delays to opening of women’s refuge on former Magdalen convent site

The planned new COPE Galway refuge in the former Magdalen convent on Forster Street is taking longer than planned, with best estimates for completion...

Survivors want consultations on future of Lenaboy Castle

Survivors of abuse and their families are to hold discussions with the City Council in the coming weeks on the future of Lenaboy Castle. Chief...

Galway hospitality staff reveal reality of abuse in the workplace

A survey of hospitality workers in Galway has found that more than three-quarters were subjected to verbal abuse while a third experienced sexual harassment...

Irish abuse is par for the course

Discrimination against Irish speaking GAA players remains ‘rampant’ in Galway, according to one of the country’s top broadcasters. Seán Bán Breathnach, who a decade ago...

Worrying increase in domestic violence figures

A Galway homeless and domestic violence charity has recorded a “deeply worrying” increase in the number of women and children it had to turn...


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