Child Safeguarding

The Diocese of Galway, Kilfenora & Kilmacduagh is committed to best practice in the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, particularly when involved in Church related activities. It is our aim to safeguard, respect and value the dignity and well-being of every child, young person and vulnerable adult involved in church-related activities.

Director of Safeguarding

Mr Kevin Duffy
Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 
Newtownsmith, Galway

: Mr Kevin Duffy and Ms Lizzy Harrison

Diocesan Designated Person:  Mr Kevin Duffy (contact details below)

Western Province Diocesan Vetting Service

Galway Diocesan Pastoral Outreach Centre
Árus de Brún, Newtownsmith, Galway

Administrators: Ita O’Mahony & Eilish Glynn
T. +353 (0)91 575051

Child Safeguarding Policy

The child safeguarding policy of the parishes of Ballinderreen and Kinvara is that of the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora. All details can be found here:

Website of Kinvara & Ballinderreen Parishes