Diocesan Child Protection Policy

 National Board for Safeguarding Children Website


Safeguarding Children Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland 2016 -



Raphoe Diocesan Safeguarding Policy and Procedures 2014

to open the policy documnet click here

 Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy 2015

to open the policy document click here



Annual Report for 2014 click here

Annual Report for 2015 - 2016 click here

 Safeguarding Children Newsletter Spring 2018

Safeguarding poster information 2019 click here


Child Safeguarding Statement Diocese of Raphoe  

Child Protection and Welfare Report form      

     Retrospective Abuse Report Form




Useful Links

Towards Peace  - A Caring helpline for people who have been abused


National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland



TUSLA the child and Family Agency was established in January 2014. It is the dedicated State agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children



Childline 1800 666666 - Provides a 24 hour listening service for children



Samaritans 1850 609090 - www.samaritans.org


Connect 1800 235235 - a free telephone counselling service for any adult who has experienced abuse, trauma or neglect in childhood.