Click here to read the 2016 Safeguarding Children Policy and Guidance of the NBSCCCI
Click below to read the full report of the 2015 Review of Child Safeguarding Practice in the Irish Provinces of the Congregation of Sisters of Mercy undertaken by The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI).
Please click below on the links to read the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy Response to the Recommendations of the Review of Child Safeguarding Practice in the Congregation of Sisters of Mercy undertaken by the NBSCCCI.
Irish Provincial Information Leaflets For Complainants/Survivors
Click below to read the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy Statement in Response to the Review of Child Safeguarding Practice in the Irish Provinces of the Congregation of Sisters of Mercy undertaken by the NBSCCCI.
Statement from The Congregation of The Sisters of Mercy
The Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy invited the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI) to audit their child safeguarding practices and procedures in the four Mercy provinces on the island of Ireland.
The Congregation would like to invite anyone with a child safeguarding concern relating to the Sisters of Mercy to contact any of the following:
– The office of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth (00-353- (0)1- 5053124)
– The Mercy Designated Liaison Person/Safeguarding Co-Ordinator in your area:
Northern Province: Mrs Teresa Burns – Tel: 028 85548127 (NI) 048 85548127 (ROI)
Address: Provincial Office, 74 Main St., Clogher, Co Tyrone, N. Ireland BT 76 OAA.
Southern Province: Ms. Cleo Yates – Tel: 021 4975380
Address: Mercy Provincial Office, Bishop Street, Cork, Ireland.
South Central Province: Claire Guerin, Safeguarding Manager – Tel: 045 876784
Address: Mercy Provincial Office, Oldtown, Sallins Road, Naas, Co Kildare, W91 A5PK, Ireland.
Western Province: Ms. Jan Godfrey – Tel: 090 9645202
Address: Provincial Office, Caoineas, Society Street, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland.
– Statutory Authorities
An Garda Síochána: Tel: (01) 6663435 or local Garda station (ROI)
PSNI Tel: 999 emergency; 101 non-emergency or local Police station (NI)
TUSLA Child and Family Agency Tel: (01)7718500 (ROI)
HSC Trusts (NI) Tel: Belfast: (028)90507000; South East: 03001000300; Northern: 03001234333; Southern: 08007837745; Western (028)71314090
If you wish to meet the review auditors please contact the Designated Liaison Person/Co-Ordinator in your area to arrange a time convenient for you during the scheduled audit dates.
Please see the following websites for further details:
(Congregational website www.sistersofmercy.ie The Provinces have links on this site, not individual websites. See below).
Marie Louise White rsm
Date: 9th October, 2019