© Oughterard Parish 2017

Safeguarding Children

The Catholic Parish of Oughterard, mindful of the Gospel mandate “Go. Make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:19) seeks to serve the mission of the Church by promoting practices which are respectful of, and appropriate to, persons of all ages.

Safeguarding Children

The Parish of  Oughterard  is fully committed to working with the Galway Diocesan Child Protection Office in implementing the codes of best practice governing Church sponsored activities with children and vulnerable adults as outlined in the Diocesan Policy Safeguarding Children and Young Adults. Our Parish has a number of volunteer safeguarding representatives who have completed the Diocesan training course for representatives and are familiar with the policies and procedures outlined in the Diocesan Policy. In union with the parish priest they seek to promote the safeguarding of children and young adults participating in Parish sponsored activities and to ensure the implementation of the Diocesan Policy at every level in our Parish. The Diocesan Policy Safeguarding Children and Young Adults is available on line at www.galwaydiocese.ie/childprotection or from the Child Protection Office, Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Árus de Brún, Newtownsmith, Galway. Concerns in relation to safeguarding of children should be made known to one of the Diocesan Designated Persons, An Garda Síochána or the HSE.
The Parish of Oughterard

Galway Diocesan Designated Persons:

Mr Kevin Duffy
 Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 
 Newtownsmith, Galway +353-87-6141736 +353-91-575053/565066 duffykf57@gmail.com Mrs Eileen Kelly Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 
 Newtownsmyth, 
Galway +353-85-1112660

Please visit the diocese of Galway’s

child safeguarding webpage HERE.

+353 91 55 22 90

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© Oughterard Parish 2017

Safeguarding Children

The Catholic Parish of Oughterard, mindful of the Gospel mandate “Go. Make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:19) seeks to serve the mission of the Church by promoting practices which are respectful of, and appropriate to, persons of all ages.

Safeguarding Children

The Parish of  Oughterard  is fully committed to working with the Galway Diocesan Child Protection Office in implementing the codes of best practice governing Church sponsored activities with children and vulnerable adults as outlined in the Diocesan Policy Safeguarding Children and Young Adults. Our Parish has a number of volunteer safeguarding representatives who have completed the Diocesan training course for representatives and are familiar with the policies and procedures outlined in the Diocesan Policy. In union with the parish priest they seek to promote the safeguarding of children and young adults participating in Parish sponsored activities and to ensure the implementation of the Diocesan Policy at every level in our Parish. The Diocesan Policy Safeguarding Children and Young Adults is available on line at www.galwaydiocese.ie/childprotection or from the Child Protection Office, Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Árus de Brún, Newtownsmith, Galway. Concerns in relation to safeguarding of children should be made known to one of the Diocesan Designated Persons, An Garda Síochána or the HSE.
The Parish of Oughterard

Galway Diocesan Designated Persons:

Mr Kevin Duffy
 Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 
 Newtownsmith, Galway +353-87-6141736 +353-91-575053/565066 duffykf57@gmail.com Mrs Eileen Kelly Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 
 Newtownsmyth, 
Galway +353-85-1112660

Please visit the diocese of Galway’s

child safeguarding webpage HERE.

+353 91 55 22 90

Vetting and consent forms can be dowloaded from HERE.