Carey Building Contractors have been successful in their tender for the proposed renovation of the Magdalen Laundry Building in Galway. The Building was gifted to COPE Galway by the Mercy Order for a new refuge. Works have commenced on site.
Modh Eile is a new home for Cope Galway’s Domestic Abuse Service.
The new Building will have increased capacity and facilities to include the following:
- A refuge with 9 self-contained accommodation units with the capacity to accommodate at least 9 women and 20 children
- A fit for purpose childcare unit with facilities and sufficient space to work with children ages 0 to 18 years
- One to one consultation rooms, a group meeting/training room and office space for outreach services
- Office, communal spaces and meeting rooms attached to the refuge to facilitate support work with women and children resident in the refuge