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Safeguarding Children

Safeguarding Personnel

Diocesan Designated Liaison Person

Ms Joan Treacy
c/o Bishops House, Dublin Road, Carlow
Email: dlp@kandle.ie
Tel: 085-8021633

Deputy Designated Liaison Person

Fr. Michéal Murphy PP
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Tel: 057-8679302

Diocesan Safeguarding Co-ordinator

Mr. David Dwyer
c/o Bishop’s House, Carlow
Email: safeguarding@kandle.ie
Tel: 059-9176725

National Office for Safeguarding Children

All Church organisations and personnel can access specialist advice about child protection issues through the National Office and contact the National Board.

National Office for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCC)
New House
Saint Patrick’s College
Maynooth, Co.Kildare
Tel: 01 505 3124
Fax: 01 505 3026
Website: www.safeguarding.ie

Safeguarding Policies and Resources

Our policies, procedures and forms which can downloaded for your own convenience.

  1. Kildare & Leighlin Child Safeguarding Statement March 2018
    For the procedures to implement the child safeguarding policy, the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin follow the guidance of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland available here.
  2. Kildare & Leighlin Child Safeguarding Policy February 2017
  3. Safeguarding Children Policy, Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland 2016
  4. Forms
  5. Vetting
  6. Vulnerable Adults Guidelines
  7. Training
  8. Frequently Asked Questions