Safeguarding Children Policy in the Diocese of Kilmore

As a constituent member of the Catholic Church in Ireland we recognise and uphold the dignity and rights of all children and are committed to ensuring their safety and well-being, and will work in partnership with parents/guardians to do this. We recognise each child as a gift from God, and we value and encourage the participation of children in all activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional, intellectual and social development. All Church personnel (including clergy, religious, staff, volunteers) have a responsibility to safeguard children through promoting their welfare, health and development in a safe and caring environment which supports their best interests and prevents abuse.

April 2016



Guidance on Reporting Allegations of Abuse February 2019

Kilmore SC Reporting Flow Chart – July 2020

Kilmore Children Contact Details – May 2023

Children First Child Safeguarding Statement 2024



Gardaí Contact Details – March 2023

National Board for Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church

TUSLA Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children, July 2017

TUSLA Guidance for Reporting Concerns 2017

Weekly Support Group for Priests and Religious out of Ministry.
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