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Safeguarding Children Policy Statement

As a constituent member of the Catholic Church in Ireland, we recognise and uphold the dignity and rights of all children, 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 and volunteers) have a responsibility to safeguard children through promoting their welfare, health and development in a safe and caring environment that supports their best interests and prevents abuse.

Child Safeguarding Statement Ardagh & Clonmacnois

Safeguarding Children Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland

For the Safeguarding Children Procedures to implement the policy, the Diocese of Ardagh & Clonmacnois follows the Guidance of the National Safeguarding Board for the Catholic Church in Ireland.

Safeguarding.ie / Guidance

Altar Server Form

Volunteer and Staff Forms






Parish Activity Forms









VETTING FORM (Parish)

Vetting Information



Vetting NVB 1 & NVB3 (for 16 – 18’s )

Safeguarding Adults Forms


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Form for Clerics working in External Organisations
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Confirmation of Good Standing
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Declaration Form of Good Standing

The Work of the Safeguarding Committee



Review




Report on Parish Self-Audits

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Report on Parish Self-Audits





Safeguarding Plans 2013-2016

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Training Plan 2015

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Training Plan 2014

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Safeguarding & Communications Plan 2013-2016

Safeguarding Plans 2016-2018

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Safeguarding Training Plan 2016

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Communications Plan 2018

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Safeguarding Training plan 2017

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Communications Plan 2016-2018

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Communications Plan 2017

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Safeguarding Training plan 2018

Safeguarding Plans 2019-2021

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Safeguarding Plan 2019-2021

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Safeguarding Training Plan 2019
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Communications Plan 2019
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Audit of Safeguarding Practice in Parishes 2018