The Merriman Hotel will accommodate 37 residents of a direct provision centre during the period of Covid-19 restrictions. The residents will arrive in Kinvara this week. The government and HSE have advised that the new residents will cocoon themselves in the Hotel and grounds for 14 days from the date of their arrival. Fáilte Kinvara volunteers will be providing support and assistance to the residents during their stay.
Community Support Forum, Galway County Council have a dedicated support phone number for the vulnerable members of the community. Call 1800 928894 (Freephone) 9am – 6pm (Monday to Sunday) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. More info on the Galway County Council Website www.galway.ie
Kinvara Credit Union has new opening from 9.30 to 12.30 Monday to Friday closed on Saturday. Opening hours will be reviewed on the 14th April pending Covid 19.
Members are available to assist our local community during these difficult times. If you know anyone in the community who needs assistance with groceries, prescriptions, newspapers, medicine, fuel, chores etc just contact any of the numbers listed at the back page of this.
Derek Smith 087-2372698 Paddy Barry 087-9185309
Paul Donoghue 087-6231128 Garret Byrne 087-9513442
Mick O Hara 087-2562774 Elaine Fahy 087-9683344
Anne O Hara 087-2936790 John Conole 087-9811152
Caroline Burke 087-7975241 John Rodgers 086-2205212
Joe Byrne 087-2625775 Noel Bermingham 087-7573019
Anna Donoghue 087-6556449 Damien Mitchell 087-9181918