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Irish Dominican Church, Tralee, Co Kerry

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The Dominican Order in Ireland is committed to the protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults. The Policy Statement for Holy Cross in Tralee is as follows:

Child Protection Statement of Holy Cross, Dominican Church, Tralee, Co. Kerry

It is the policy of the Dominican Province of Ireland to do everything in our power to safeguard the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults to whom we minister or with whom we share our lives. As a constituent member of the Catholic Church in Ireland, we recognise and uphold the dignity and rights of all children, young people and vulnerable adults. We are committed to ensuring their safety and well-being and we will work in partnership with parents/guardians to do this.

We recognise each child, young person and vulnerable adults as a gift from God, and we value and encourage their participation in all activities that in hands their spiritual, physical, emotional, and intellectual and social development.

All the Dominican personnel including, priests, brothers, staff and volunteers have a responsibility to ensure children, young people and vulnerable adults are respected and to safeguard them through promoting their welfare, health and development in a safe and caring environment that supports their best interest and prevents abuse.

Are you concerned about the satefy and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults?

If you have a child protection concern and/or wish to report an allegation of abuse please contact the Dominican Designated Liaison Person who is responsible for receiving and managing concerns and complaints relating to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults that involves church personnel.

Dominican Designated Liasion Person

Ms Mary Tallon. tel: (089) 7087881; email:safeguardingoffice@dominicans.ie

If you wish to report directly to the statutory authorities please contact: Tusla, Child and Family Agency, Rathass, Tralee, Co. Kerry (V92YA26); tel: (066)7184501 or visit their website by clicking here or An Garda Siochana, tel: 1800 555 222

You can view the Child Protection Policy of the Irish Dominican Province form our website at by clicking here and the main Statement by clicking here