Homelessness in Galway

Business Leaders return to Shop Street this Friday

Business Leaders return to Shop Street this Friday to Sleep Out and raise vital funds for COPE Galway as 86 Families with 199 children ...

} 30 November, 2022

COPE Galway praised for putting human rights at the centre of its work

COPE Galway praised for putting human rights at the centre of its work 23 Nov 2022 The Director of the European Union Agency for Fundam...

} 23 November, 2022

COPE Galway Examines What We Value as a Society as Demand for Services Soars

21 Nov 2022 COPE Galway CEO, Michael Smyth has warned of the effects of the worsening crisis environment within which COPE Galway suppo...

} 21 November, 2022

COPE Galway supported 2,885 people in 2021  

17 Nov 2022 Monday 21 November will see COPE Galway launch their Annual Report for 2021. The report will reveal that the local charity ...

} 17 November, 2022

Record Level of Homelessness Extremely Concerning – COPE Galway

COPE Galway say the record number of 10,805 people reported living in emergency accommodation nationally for the month of August is sim...

} 3 October, 2022

Bridge House Garden Project – resident’s garden project

For more than 10 years, the residents of COPE Galway’s Bridge House have worked to transform its garden from wasteland into a lush, s...

} 22 August, 2022

One extra family per week ends up homeless in Galway

Galway Advertiser, Thu, Jun 30, 2022 Every week sees an extra family end up homeless and dependant on emergency accommodation in Galway...

} 4 July, 2022

Meet volunteer Ailish – “I’ve gained a new perspective on homelessness”

Ailish joined the newly expanded COPE Galway Day Centre Outreach Team in December 2021. We caught up with her to hear about her expe...

} 11 May, 2022

Rough Sleeper Outreach – A coffee, starting conversations and building relationships and trust

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, COPE Galway Day Centre outreach team headed out early every Thursday morning to reach out and suppo...

} 27 April, 2022

2021 Sleep Out raises over €253,000

Fifty Galway business leaders have raised an incredible €253,814 from their participation in COPE Galway’s 10th annual Business Lea...

} 26 January, 2022

Sleep Out takes place on a wet and wintry night – December 3rd 2021

A record number of 50 Business Leaders, from 39 organisations around Galway and beyond, braved the cold, wet weather for 12 hours on Fr...

} 21 December, 2021