“He ruined my life when he was supposed to be protecting me.” These are the words of a survivor of the paedophile John McClean, a former teacher and rugby coach […]
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This training is available to parishes and dioceses across the Republic of Ireland and offers an overview of Adult Safeguarding practice in the Church of Ireland.
By Robert Dunne. On Thursday, 21st January 2021, a 53-year old man from Dublin became the first person in the Republic of Ireland to be convicted of the crime of […]
On Monday 11th January, the first meeting with the researchers for the new Mental Health Promotion Initiative took place online. Dr Katrina Collins of Collins Consulting and Kate Wilkinson, managing […]
Every seven seconds, Samaritans answer a call for help. They are there day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure. […]
The Church of England failed to protect children from sexual abuse, and created a culture where abusers “could hide”, a report has concluded. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse’s […]
Since the launch of the new Safeguarding website in August 2020, the policies are now available on webpages and all changes made to them are updated on the website. You […]
On Tuesday 8th September, an online, all-island meeting of the Safeguarding Diocesan Support Teams took place. A very packed agenda included updates from each diocese on things like training needs, […]
By Peter Hamill and Robert Dunne. Starting school again in autumn is always a time of change, new teachers, new subjects, new routines, exams, perhaps a new school. How much […]