Important Notice: Safeguarding Level 1 and Level 2 Workshops

February 21st, 2018 | Club News, News

The Safeguarding 1 and 2 workshops offered by the Local Sports Partnership are the generic workshop from Sport Ireland. Yes, the GAA do recognise the workshop if a person attends it will allow them take up the position however, they must complete the Gaelic Games Safeguarding workshop relevant to their role within an agreed period of time.

The generic workshop does not cover Gaelic Games Code of Behaviour, or dealing with breaches of the Code etc. For the Safeguarding 2 workshop again it is a generic workshop and does not cover the process in dealing with an alleged breaches of the code regarding Determining and Hearing Committee’s.”

When completing the “Gaelic Games Associations’ – Child Safeguarding Risk Assessment 2018” it should be noted that the Safeguarding Level 1 or Level 2 refers to the GAA Safeguarding Level 1 or Level 2.

See “Child Welfare” on the Kildare GAA Website for a list of GAA Safeguarding 1 Tutors.

Any queries, contact

County Children’s Officer, Pauline Mc Bride, 087 7779608.

Kildare GAA will host two workshops on Monday 12th March and Wednesday 14th March.

Please confirm attendance to Pauline Mc Bride, County Children’s Officer 

Phone: 087 7779608 email: childrensofficer.kildare@gaa.ie

Title:               Club Children’s Officer “Safeguarding Level 2 ” Workshop.

Date:               Monday 12th March 2018, 7p.m. – 10p.p.m.

Venue:            Osprey Hotel, Naas

Cost:                Free to Club children’s Officers

Title:               Code of Behaviour (Underage) Club Hearing Committee.

Date:              Wednesday 14th March 2018,

Venue:           Osprey Hotel, Naas

Cost                Free to

  •              All Members of Code of Behaviour (Underage) Club Hearing Committee.

  •              Club Chairpersons

  •              Club Children’s Officers.

Guest Facilitator 

                         Gearóid Ó Maoilmhichíl
                         Child Welfare and Safeguarding Manager
                         Bainisteoir Cúraim agus Cumhdaigh Leanaí