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Pauric's Story

Pauric’s Story

Hear from Pauric on how when his life came close to collapsing, how Galway Simon brought him back from homelessness. “That’s the thing about Simon – they never give up on you”.

Aoife, young woman

Aoife’s Story

“I shouldn’t have had to rely on services like Galway Simon, but if I didn’t have Galway Simon, I don’t know where I’d be right now”.

Evelyn's Story. Galway Simon

Evelyn’s Story

“I’d worked all my life and raised a family – suddenly, in my late 50s. I found myself on the brink of homelessness.”

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Mike’s Story

“I’m so grateful to Galway Simon Community. They believed in me, even when I didn’t believe in myself. They saved my life.”

Liam's Story

Liam’s Story

“I’m so grateful to Galway Simon Community. They believed in me, even when I didn’t believe in myself. They saved my life.”

Dennis’ Story

“A lovely fella called Noel, who’s been working with me since the 80s, handed me a key and said ‘This is the key to your apartment. It’s your home now, as long as you want it.’ That was a big step for me and I can hardly begin to describe how good it felt.”

Helen’s Story

“The support Galway Simon gave was practical and immediate. Anna stood beside us every step of the way and helped us to keep our home.”