The Diocese of Limerick is committed to safeguarding all members of our community and, in particular, to creating environments where vulnerable persons are welcomed and are respected in all church-related activities.

The Diocese is committed to policies and practices which promote the welfare of vulnerable persons and safeguard them from any form of harm.

Bishop Brendan Leahy Diocese of Limerick

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

The Diocese of Limerick is currently revising its Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons Policy and Procedure (2015). 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 VULNERABLE PERSONS

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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