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Social Inclusion Week 2014: 12th - 18th October

Oct 7, 2014

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Galway City Council's Social Inclusion Week is taking place from 12th to 18th October, 2014 and this year the focus is on disability and sport. Mayor of Galway City, Cllr Donal Lyons will launch the week on Sunday 12th October @ 12:00 noon during the Ability Sports Day Event, to be held at the Kingfisher, NUIG. All are welcome.

Ability Sports Day

Galway Sports Partnership and Galway Centre for Independent Living are hosting the Ability Sports Day to celebrate 20 years of the Galway Centre for Independent Living. People from all over Galway are invited to come along try out some of the sports and get some coaching from the top people in their fields. This Ability Sports Day will have sports ranging from Wheelchair Hurling, Basketball, Table Tennis, Hand-cycling, cycling for visually impaired, martial arts and more. All are welcome to meet some of Ireland's top Paralympians and Galway's Sports Stars on Sunday 12th October 10:00 - 12:00 Kingfisher, NUIG, Galway

Further details contact Jason:- 091 - 536400 or

Everyone has a contribution to make….

Social Inclusion ensures they can!

Social Inclusion Week is a celebration of participation, equality and inclusion and this year we are aiming to ensure that even more people join in and get involved in the events and activities. The week will be used to highlight social inclusion initiatives that are taking place locally and highlight social exclusion issues both locally and nationally.

An events guide relating to Social Inclusion Week is available as a download from or printed copies are available from City Hall or the Libraries around the city.

For further information, please contact:
Sharon Lawless
Social Inclusion / Access Officer
Housing & Social Inclusion
Galway City Council,
City Hall,
College Road,
Tel: 091 - 536 498 087 935 3778