A Guide to Reporting a Concern
If you have a Safeguarding concern or wish to report an allegation of child abuse, please contact one of our Diocesan Designated Liaison Persons, who are responsible for receiving/managing concerns and complaints relating to church personnel. The Designated Liaison Person will respond promptly and liaise with the required civil authorities, i.e. the Health Services Executive and An Garda Síochána.
Their names and contact details are as follows:
Mary Gormley – Designated Liaison Person
Coorheen, Loughrea, Co Galway, H62TD82 Tel. (087) 2882500
Rev Ciarán Kitching
Coorheen, Loughrea, Co Galway, H62TD82 Tel. (090) 9676151
Concerns and complaints may also be passed on directly to TULSA (Child and Family Agency) and / or An Garda Síochána.
TUSLA (Child and Family Agency) – Duty Social Work Contact Details:
Galway/Roscommon: (091) 546366
Offaly/Laois: (057) 8692567 / (057) 9319280
An Garda Síochána Freephone Helpline: 1800 555 222