A: Grange, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland | E: info@mullingarharriers.com

Child Protection



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Child Protection Plan


Mullingar Harriers AC acknowledges it’s duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice and Sport Ireland requirements. The following documents (based on the corresponding Athletics Ireland documents) are its Child Protection Plan and relevant policies and guidance for working with children and young people in athletics.


1. Child Protection Policy
2. Safeguarding Guidance for Children & Young People in Sport
3. Code of Ethics
4. Garda Vetting Policy
5. Child Safeguarding Training Policy
6. Photography and film policy
7. Social Media and Communicating with Children Policy
8. Anti-Bullying Policy
9. Code of Conduct for Young Athletes and Children
10. Code of conduct for Sports Leaders and Coaches
11. Code of conduct for Parents and Spectators
12. Critical Incident Response Plan
13. Inclusion Policy
14. Designated Liaison Person role
15. Social Media Guidelines for Clubs & Groups