CHUMHDACH NA LEANAÍ(Child Safeguarding & Protection)

The welfare of all the children who play with Na Piarsaigh GAA, Camogie and Ladies Gaelic Football will always be our number one priority whether it is during games or training. The club is committed to creating and maintaining the safest possible environment for all young people who wish to participate in our games and activities.

The club’s duty and responsibilities is to ensure that the young people who join our club benefit from, and participate in our Gaelic Games in a safe, enjoyable and developmental environment. Our Games are conducted in the finest spirit of fair play, respect for one another and above all in non discriminating and safe way. All our members in each branch of the association has a responsibility to accept and implement this Code of Behaviour (Underage) and how it directs us in this work.

For full details of the Code of Behaviour please click below:

Code of Behaviour

For specific codes for Young Players, Coaches, Parents/Guardians & Supporters please click below:

Maintaining Good Practice & Behaviour 

For policies on Away Trips, Hosting an Event and Transport please click below:

Organising Club Activities

For Child Supervision & Coaching Ratios please go to page 48 of Code of Behaviour Appendices – click below:

Code of Behaviour – Appendices

Coach/Volunteer Requirements

All volunteers working with underage players must have the following qualifications:

· Garda Vetting

· Safeguarding 1 certificate

· Introduction to Coaching certificate (if in a coaching role)

Please contact one of the Children’s Officers (listed below) if you have any questions about qualifications.

Child Welfare – Contact Details:

Should you have any concerns regarding child welfare in the club, or if you have any questions about any aspects of the policies, please do not hesitate to contact one of the Club Children’s Officers:

Children’s Officer (GAA) 

Emma McNamara  


Frank Holohan 086 8256578

Children’s Officer (Camogie)

Roisin McNamara 086 3640312