Child Welfare Information

Shankill GAA Club is fully committed to creating and maintaining the safest possible environment for all young people who participate in our activities. We do our utmost to take all practicable steps to safeguard children from any discernable forms of abuse, harm, discrimination or degrading treatment and we respect their rights, wishes and feelings. Shankill has, as required under the GAA Our Games – Our Code Guidelines, a designated Children’s Officer and a Designated Liaison Officer whose appointments are central to the Clubs policy on Child Welfare. We would ask everyone involved with the club to support and cooperate with them in their important duties. If you are a Juvenile member who is worried about your treatment within the club or an adult member or parent who has any concerns about the welfare of a child, contact the below officers.

Child Safeguarding Statement

CLG na Seanchille are committed to the implementation of the below Child Safeguarding Statement and the child safeguarding policies and procedures that support our intention to keep children and young people safe from harm while availing of our service. To get a copy of our Club Statement, Child Safeguarding Risk Assessment or to raise any queries or concerns please contact our Children’s Officer, Claire Miller.

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Official GAA Child Welfare Documentation

Contacting Young People

If necessary, use mobile phones only via a group text or email system, for communicating with the parents of players. Any exception to this form of group texting can only be proceeded with following permission from parents/guardians. Do not communicate individually by text, email or via social network sites and or apps with underage players.

Key Contacts 

Club Chairman: John Doherty
chairman.shankill.dublin@gaa.ie

Childrens Officer: Claire Miller
childrensofficer.shankill.dublin@gaa.ie

Designated Liaison Person: Siobhan Brophy sbrophy71@gmail.com