Safeguarding Policy


The Parish of Straide welcomes and encourages the participation of children, young people and adults in Parish life and activities. The Parish strives to create a safe environment for all involved.

Code of Conduct.


  • Children, young People and Adults treat each other with respect.
  • All Children, Young People are treated fairly and equitably.
  • If a Child, Parent / Guardian is unhappy with any aspect of the child’s /   young persons care, all aspects of any complaint will be considered by a third   party.
  • Children, Young People and Adults will use respectful language.
  • Children, Young People and Adults will respect the individual’s right to privacy.
  • The physical integrity of Children, Young People and Adults will be respected.
  • Children, Young People and Adults will respect the property and premises   connected with Parish activities.
  • Children and Young People will not be given alcohol or illegal drugs, under any circumstances.

The above code is in accordance with the “Safeguarding Children : Policy and Procedures” guidelines. (issued by the Diocese of Achonry, March 2012).

Parish Representatives for the ‘Safeguarding Children : Policy and Procedures’: Bridie Mulroy & Jane Mulroy

Diocesan Child Protection Workers
Fr. Joseph Gavigan (094) 9860011
Mrs Teresa Curley (094) 9860797

link to the Diocesan Policy on the Diocesan website.