Child Safeguarding at our Club

Man O’War GAA has followed the steps required by the GAA and LGFA to ensure that we are compliant with The Children First Act 2015 and The Children First Guidance 2017 
Our Child Safeguarding Statement was adopted on 6th March 2018. See MOW Child Safeguarding Statement V1 2018
Our 2018 Child Protection Risk Assessment was completed on 6th March 2018.
Our Children’s Officer is ALICE SHERIDAN. Alice can be contacted on Mobile 087 0618495 or via       email     
Children's Officer is ALICE SHERIDAN.

Children’s Officer is ALICE SHERIDAN.

Team Mentors, juvenile players or the parents of juvenile players can contact our Children’s Officer if they have any concerns or enquiries about child welfare or safety issues. 
All coaches, referees and volunteers aged 16 years or older must have up to date Garda Vetting and attend Child Safeguarding training. Our Children’s Officer will oversee this. 
Our Designated Liaison Person (DLP) is FRANK MONGEY. Frank can be contacted on Mobile 086 8256248  or via email
Designated Liaison Person (DLP) is FRANK MONGEY

Designated Liaison Person (DLP) is FRANK MONGEY

Our DLP is responsible for ensuring that reporting procedures within the Club/County are followed so that child welfare and protection concerns are referred promptly to Tusla. He will liaise with the GAA or LGFA’s Mandated Person as required and maintain records.
Our current Code of Behaviour Version 1 will be updated shortly to clarify some related Child Protection issues and we await guidance from the GAA / LGFA before this can be concluded.
In addition to information posted on our club website and our club facebook, a copy of the Child Safeguarding Statement and posters of our Children’s Officer and DLP and their contact information will be on display in the clubhouse. 
Executive Committee, 6th March 2018

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