The role of Designated Liasion Person in the Diocese of Meath is carried out by Mrs Marie O’Sullivan. Her 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 can be contacted at 083 317 5742
or by email: dlp@dioceseofmeath.ie