Children's Officer

This page is where you can find all the relevant information regarding our Child Protection and welfare policies, and our Code of Behaviours

Na Fianna Clonard GAA 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.


The Club Children’s Officers shall assist in promoting a child and youth centred 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 Gaelic Games in safe and enjoyable surroundings.

Code of Behaviour (Underage) can be accessed by clicking the image below:

Children’s Officer oversee the implementation of Garda Vetting checks, Safeguarding as appropriate, within the Club, (see GAA Vetting Policy here)

Please follow these steps for the fastest possible on-line result.

Confirm your ID directly to Na Fianna

  1. Download & Print the  ID Form

  2. Scan/Photograph your Photo ID (see ID Form for acceptable documents)

  3. Scan/Photograph your Proof of Address (see form for acceptable documents)

  4. Complete and sign the ID Form and Scan/Photograph it.

  5. email attachments below to 

  6. Photo ID

  7. Proof of Address

  8. Completed ID Form

Apply for Vetting to the Garda National Vetting Bureau.

Apply for an on-line Vetting Form

When you are sent the link (it’ll be from [email protected]), complete the on-line Vetting Application

Your vetting status will be advised to you AND to Na Fianna CLonard. (Na Fianna Clonard will never be given any details from your Garda Application)