All disclosures or concerns of possible abuse or neglect of an adult who may be vulnerable, involving church personnel or arising while in ministry must be directed to:

Mr. Ger Crowley,
Director Safeguarding
Phone: 061 350000
Mobile: 087 3233564


Reports may also be directed to the HSE Safeguarding and protection team:

Tyone Healthcentre, 
Co. Tipperary.
Phone: 067 46470

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

The following key extracts are taken from the Department of Social Protection document - Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults, June 2017.

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Safeguarding Ireland promotes safeguarding of vulnerable adults to protect them from all forms of abuse by persons, organisations and institutions

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More Information regarding Safeguarding Adults who may be Vunerable

Apostolic letter Issued Motu Proprio by the Supreme Pontiff Francis

  • 10 June 2019


“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden” (Mt 5:14). Our Lord Jesus
Christ calls every believer to be a shining example of virtue, integrity and holiness. All of us, in
fact, are called to give concrete witness of faith in Christ in our lives and, in particular, in our
relationship with others.

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National Safeguarding Office Leaflet

  • 01 October 2019

Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse National Policy and Procedures

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HSE National Safeguarding Office Newsletter

  • June 2019

The HSE Adult Safeguarding Policy Review Development Group concluded their work on devising a revised Draft HSE Adult Safeguarding Policy in recent months. The final draft of the revised Adult Safeguarding Policy was endorsed by HSE Leadership in early June. The National Safeguarding Office and the Review Chair, Martina Queally, Chief Officer, Community Healthcare East would like to thank all those who contributed in any way to this revised policy.

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