National Safeguarding Office Leaflet

  • 01 October 2019

Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse National Policy and Procedures

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Give Your Child the Tools to Recognise Sexual Abuse

  • 22 July 2019

Talk to kids about their bodies and empower them to speak out.

It seems that every day we open our newspapers, go on social media or watch the news, there’s a horrific new story of child exploitation and abuse. 

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Letter from Bishop Leahy to Clergy re New Safeguarding Norms

  • 07 July 2019

I am writing to you regarding the new Safeguarding Norms which Pope Francis has established for the whole church from 1st June 2019. Here is the link to the document and I would urge you to read it carefully and familiarise yourself with this very important document.

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Bank establishes vulnerable customer unit as cases of financial abuse rise

  • 04 July 2019

Bank of Ireland to offer support to a range of customers who may be vulnerable to abuse
Bank of Ireland has created a new unit aimed at helping vulnerable customers in difficult circumstances. The move comes as the incidence of financial abuse of the elderly continues to rise across Ireland.

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Call for Urgent Delivery of Adult Safeguarding Legislation

  • 20 June 2019

Scoping of a Regulatory Framework for Adult Safeguarding Welcomed

Call for Establishment of a National Advocacy Service

Safeguarding Ireland has urged delivery of Adult Safeguarding Legislation to better protect vulnerable adults and reduce abuse.

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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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