The role of Designated Liasion Person in the Diocese of Meath is carried out by Mrs Marie O’Sullivan and Mrs Marie Willoughby. Their task is described in the National Guidelines as follows:

To promote safeguarding by:

• Hearing child safeguarding concerns;

• Passing on child safeguarding concerns to the statutory authorities;

• Managing cases and all associated documents;

• Liaising with the support person, advisor and the Bishop;

• Passing on child safeguarding concerns to the NBSCCCI;

• Conducting internal inquiries;

• Contributing to upholding the seven standards in practice and behaviour;

• Completing an annual report regarding compliance with Standards 2, 3 and 4 for the Bishop;

• Monitoring respondents or, with the Bishop, appointing a suitable person to carry out this role.

Mrs Marie O’Sullivan or Mrs Marie Willoughby
can be contacted at 083 317 5742

or by email: [email protected]