This is Community!

This is Community!
This is a podcast from Galway Volunteer Centre / Volunteer Galway. Interviews with people in Galway who are all about having an impact in the their community by changing the world around them one piece at a time.

COPE Galway 1 Stepping up to the Plate -how two local volunteers have assisted Cope Galway’s Community Catering service during the Covid 19 crisis
May 22 • 13 min
In this episode Ruth talks to Mairead Geehan and Felicity Geraghty, who have been doing trojan work helping COPE Galway with their Community Catering service cooking the food and delivering meals to the most vulnerable in our community during the COVID 19…
COPE Galway 2 Riding the Wave- an insight into COPE Galway’s determination to continue to serve during the Covid-19 crisis
May 22 • 16 min
Ruth speaks to Geraldine Ryan, manager of COPE Galway’s critical Community Catering service
11 : The Power of Being in The Same Boat - an interview with Robin Winkels, Row to Recovery Galway
Feb 14 • 24 min
In this episode Ruth spoke to Robin Winkels founding member of Row to Recovery Galway
Community with Heart - an interview with Neil Johnson, CEO of CROÍ
Oct 1, 2019 • 27 min
This week, we’re joined by Neil Johnson from CROI and we talk about the charity built from the ground up to carry out its vital work in Galway
9 - Taking Back Control - An Interveiw with Carrie Budds, Quokka Wellness
Sep 13, 2019 • 30 min
This week we’re joined by Carrie Budds a local wellness professional in Galway where we discuss how to maintain a healthy balanced lifestyle with some simple tips that can enable you take back control in a digital age and sustain healthier habits for life.
8 - Business Give Back - an interview with Gill Carroll, 56 Central
Sep 3, 2019 • 20 min
Ruth speaks to Gill Carroll from 56 Central, about her life and what she does in the community and what drives her to contribute in a meaningful way..
7 - Broadcasting Trust - interview with Keith Finnegan from Galway Bay FM
Jul 19, 2019 • 34 min
Donncha speaks to Keith Finnegan from Galway Bay FM about his life and his work.
6 - We want to ride our bicycles! - interview with Neil O Leary from Galway Cycle Bus
Jul 2, 2019 • 19 min
We speak to Galway Cycle Bus about their initiative and joys of cycling to school
- At the heart of the Arts (Festival) - an interview with Carly Zimmerman
Jun 25, 2019 • 26 min
On this episode our guest is Carly Zimmerman, Volunteer Manager with Galway International Arts Festival.
4: Circus for All - The Art of Possibility
May 9, 2019 • 20 min
The role of circus in creating community
3 - The Horses are the Therapists - an interview Eileen Bennett from Horses Connect
Apr 9, 2019 • 21 min
Donncha talks to Eileen Bennett, CEO of Horses Connect
2: Dr. Malie Coyne, clinical psychologist, writer, broadcaster, radio presenter
Apr 2, 2019 • 28 min
Ruth talks to Dr. Malie Coyne, clinical psychologist, writer, broadcaster, radio presenter
1: Mayor of Galway City Niall Mc Nelis
Mar 22, 2019 • 20 min
Our conversation with Mayor of Galway City, Niall Mc Nelis, and 3 new volunteer roles. Please share!