CLG Chluain Tarbh/Clontarf GAA is committed to the protection of welfare of all our members. As part of this commitment, the Club requires all mentors and other members to comply with the legal requirement to have Garda Vetting before carrying out any activities involving children.
Obtaining Vetting is a legal requirement pursuant to the National Vetting Bureau (Children & Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012 – 2016. The Club has a statutory obligation to ensure that all persons who undertake ‘relevant work’ with children are vetted.
The term ‘relevant work’ in the GAA includes any role of responsibility such as coaching, managing or training underage teams or indeed adult teams that contain any player under 18 years of age. It also applies to organising underage activities or refereeing underage games.
Garda Vetting must be obtained before taking up any of the above roles. It is a criminal offence for a person acting on behalf of the GAA, or for a GAA Club to permit any person to commence working with children, without obtaining appropriate Garda vetting in respect of the role for which they have been recruited.
There are 3 steps involved to obtain Garda Vetting:-
application for vetting to the Club
2: GAA Vetting Application Form
3: Online application to the National Vetting Bureau
cannot commence steps 2 and 3 until you have completed step 1. As soon as the
Club’s Child Protection Officer has verified your ID documents, you will be
notified by email how to complete step 2
Step 1 – Initial application for vetting to the Club
The primary purpose of this form
is for you to provide your name, address, club, role for which you applied, and
to present your ID (e.g. copy of your passport plus a utility bill showing your
current address) plus a valid email address for future reference.
The full list of documents which
are accepted for verification can be found on the Identification form.
You will see that each item has a score marked beside it, you must provide
Identification up to a minimum score of 100.
Completion of a Child Protection Course
have any questions about Garda Vetting please contact Jude Hanratty at 087
2330782 or email email@example.com.
Vetting in the GAA http://www.gaa.ie/the-gaa/child-welfare-and-protection/vetting
FAQ from Garda https://vetting.garda.ie/Help/FAQ