Safeguarding Children Policy

Safeguarding Personnel at Kildare and Leighlin Diocese

Diocesan Designated Liaison Person

Ailish Higgins
c/o Bishops House, Old Dublin Road, Carlow
Tel: 085-8021633

Deputy Designated Liaison Person

Fr. Michéal Murphy PP
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Tel: 057-8679302

Deputy Designated Liaison Person

Ms Michele Hughes
c/o Bishop’s House, Carlow
Tel: 086-1710643

Diocesan Safeguarding Co-ordinator


National Office for Safeguarding Children

All Church organisations and personnel can access specialist advice about child protection issues through the National Office and contact the National Board.

National Office for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCC)
New House
Saint Patrick’s College
Maynooth, Co.Kildare
Tel: 01 505 3124
Fax: 01 505 3026

For Safeguarding policies and resources, please visit the Kildare and Leighlin Diocese website.