To provide an intergenerational and intercultural place of welcome, especially for disadvantaged groups, offering a range of holistic social and learning supports complementing and linked to the work of relevant agencies in Galway.
Croí na Gaillimhe Resource Centre has been part of the city
landscape since 2009 and is based in a landmark building in Mill St, just up
from the Garda Station. The building was refurbished by the Maureen O’Connell
Fund and is now known as Maureen O’Connell House.
Today on Wednesday 2nd April we officially
launched our new website. The afternoon started with a welcome from Loyola
King, Activities Coordinator of Croí na Gaillimhe, followed by Harry Kenney
Secretary of St James Conference SVP who manage the centre. Local broadcaster Keith Finnegan of Galway Bay
FM officially launched the website and music was provided by acoustic trio,
“Under the Gym”, all students in “The Bish’.
The website offers quick and easy access to information on
the Resource Centre and lists the wide range of courses, workshops, clubs and
events that take place every week.There
are activities specifically for older people, men and parents as well as
activities which are open to everyone.
The website has links to the popular blogspot and Facebook
page and to the volunteer recruitment page which is constantly being
updated.You can subscribe to their
newsletter as well as make a hassle free donation to support the work of Croí