The parish of Ballybrack-Killiney recognises and upholds the dignity and rights of all children. It is committed to ensuring their safety and well-being and it works in partnership with parents/guardians and the Diocesan and State authorities to do this. The parish implements the child safeguarding policy of the Irish Catholic Church as set out in Safeguarding Children: Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland, 2016 (hyperlink:  

All our priests, staff, ministers, and volunteers have been Garda-vetted and have undergone safeguarding and protection training to make sure they protect children and vulnerable adults through promoting their welfare, health, and development in a safe and caring environment which supports their best interests and prevents abuse.

Our Safeguarding Representatives are:

Ms. Gillian Bates and Ms. Louise Friel, contactable trough the parish office.

If you have any concern about child abuse, please contact:

the Designated Liaison person at the Dublin Diocese Child Safeguarding and Protection Service, Mr. Andrew Fagan, 01-8360314;

TUSLA at the Department of Social Welfare, Dun Laoghaire, 01-9213400;

An Garda Síochána, Shankill, 01-6665900.