Child Safeguarding & GARDA Vetting
Our child protection officer is Denis Treacy. Here is a presentation on our child protection policy within the club, which is in full compliance with standards as set by the GAA, Camogie and LGFA associations.
The GAA appointed Mandated Person, who has a legal obligation to report harm of children as per legislation, is Gearóid Ó Maoilmhichíl. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are committed to the implementation of this Child Safeguarding Statement and the procedures contained therein that outline our intentions to keep children safe from harm.
Our Child Safeguarding Statement has been prepared in accordance with the legislature requirements contained in the Children First Act 2015 and the Children (NI) Order 1995 and as required by our Association rules and will be reviewed in February 2023.
If you have any questions about child protection in our club or are concerned about child protection please don't hesitate to contact Niall by email at ChildrensOfficer.email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Club Children's Officer: Denis Treacy
vetting must be completed every 3 years
safeguarding must be completed every 3 years (can be completed online after first time)
If interested in coaching or helping out at the club, please contact one of the club officers who will be happy to help assist you in getting started. All roles are voluntary and usually performed by parents of club members. All training will be provided.
The Gaelic Athletics Associations (GAA, LGFA, Camogie, Rounders, and Handball) in accordance with our Code of Behaviour (Underage) and our legislative requirements have agreed this Child Safeguarding Statement which is binding on all members and units of our Associations.
3 Steps in Vetting Process
Log onto www.Foireann.ie
Click on your own Name
Upload documents (photo of passport, driver license etc.
How to apply for Vetting in the Gaelic Games Association using FOIREANN APP
Role of Children's Officer
Juvenile/Under-Age GAA policies:
The club adheres strictly to GAA policies for the welfare and protection of underage players. You can read more about these here: