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Cliffs of Moher Child Protection [Safeguarding] Policies

The Cliffs of Moher Centre Designated Activity Company (COMC- DAC) is a Company registered in 2005 with the Companies Registration Office (CRO). It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Clare County Council (CCC) established to operate the Cliffs of Moher Experience on behalf of Clare County Council, including all elements of staff recruitment, training, and staff management of those who work at the Cliffs of Moher.

The Cliffs of Moher Centre Designated Activity Company (COMC- DAC) is a company established to operate the Cliffs of Moher Experience on behalf of Clare County Council through the Directorate of Rural Development and West Clare Municipal District.

For the purpose and ease of the Child Safeguarding Statement all reference to the Cliffs of Moher Centre Designated Activity Company (COMC- DAC) and or the Cliffs of Moher (COM) where applicable will be refer to the Cliffs of Moher Experience (COME).

This Child Safeguarding Statement is in compliance with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015 and of Children First National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017. The statement sets out the services being provided by the Cliffs of Moher Experience (COME) and the principles and procedures that are in place to ensure, as far as practicable, that a child/young person availing of, or in contact with, Cliffs of Moher Experience (COME) services is safe from abuse or harm. This statement includes an assessment of risk of “harm” to a child/young person while availing of or in contact with Cliffs of Moher and procedures to manage such risks are specified.

This Child Safeguarding Statement is available in Irish, Spanish and German.

This document has been developed with reference to the following:

Children First Act 2015
“Children First National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children”. DYCA 2017
“Guidance on Developing a Child Safeguarding Statement” (tusla.ie)
“What is a risk assessment?” (tusla.ie)

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These Child Protection Policies are available in Irish, Spanish and German.