Camogie - Child Protection and Welfare
Carrigtwohill Camogie 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 discernible forms of abuse, harm, discrimination or degrading treatment and we respect their rights, wishes and feelings.
If you are a Juvenile member who is worried about your treatment within the Club
an adult member or parent who has concerns about the welfare of a child
you are urged to contact the Children’s Officer. You can be assured you will be dealt with professionally and in the strictest confidence.
Carrigtwohill Children’s Officers Team
The Club Children’s Officers shall assist in promoting a child and youth centered ethos in the Club.
The Club Children’s Officers are the link between the children/young people and the adults within the club.
The key role of the Club Children’s Officers is to ensure the implementation and promotion of the relevant Code of Behaviour (Underage) , so as to ensure that young people can participate, enjoy and benefit from our sport in safe and enjoyable surroundings.
Club Children’s Officer – Evelyn O'Sullivan
Link to CCO guidance HERE
Phone +353 – 879055286
Designated Liaison Officer
All GAA clubs must have a Designated Person who shall be responsible at an initial stage for dealing with any concerns relating to the possible abuse of children as reported or made known to them. Link to DLP guidance HERE
Club Designated Liaison Officer – Maria Foley
Phone: +353 – 857360395
Code of Behaviour
Code of Behaviour (Underage) can be accessed by clicking the image below:
Garda Vetting Procedure
The Children’s Officer will oversee the implementation of Garda Vetting checks, Safeguarding as appropriate, within the Club, (see Camogie Association Vetting HERE)
Please follow these steps for the fastest possible on-line result.
Step 1 Logging in to Foireann
Log into your account on Foireann or create an account on Foireann www.foireann.ie
Please click on hyperlink for step by step guidance on how to apply for vetting on Foireann.
Step 2 Gaelic Games Vetting Invitation Form
Once logged into your account on Foireann please click on the Qualifications and Vetting tab and then click Apply to be Vetted. Please ensure your current details on your profile are correct.
Please then select your Club and or Association you wish to be vetted for and the role you are applying for vetting.
It is now a requirement to upload a copy or screenshot of your Photo ID (passport or drivers’ licence) and a proof of your current address in the form of a Utility Bill (no more than 6 months old).
You are also required to print and sign the Gaelic Game Vetting ID Validation Form and upload this a part of your vetting application. The full list of documents which are accepted for verification can be found here
Your Club Children’s Officer will then check your ID Documentation and your signed Gaelic Games Vetting ID Validation Form. If the documents are correct your application will be validated by your
Club Children’s Officer and submitted to the GAA. If the documents are not correct your Club Children’s Officer will reject your application and you will be required to upload the correct documentation.
Step 3 Completing the National Vetting Bureau EVetting Application form
Once you complete the Gaelic Games Invitation Form the information provided is forwarded to the NVB by the Camogie Association and you will receive an on-line NVB Vetting Form to complete.
The NVB will issue you with the NVB Vetting Application form. This will be issued to the email address you provided in your Gaelic Games Invitation Form.
Completing this form is a confidential matter between you and the NVB. All sections of the form including current and previous addresses, email address and contact telephone numbers,
information on convictions and prosecutions (if any), plus other information will be required when completing the form.
Once all sections of the form have been answered this then completes your application process for E Vetting in the Camogie Association and within a short period of time you shall be contacted by the
Camogie Association to informing you as to the outcome of the vetting application.
The Camogie Association Player Welfare Volume 2 can be found by clicking the picture below
The below charter is available to view and signed by Evelyn in the kitchen area of our Club rooms. Further information on child welfare can be sought here: Camogie Association Child Welfare