This first national child welfare audit was created in June 2017 to enable all of the Gaelic Games’ Associations, GAA, LGFA, Camogie, Rounders and Handball, capture relevant data that shall inform us as to our adherence to child welfare and protection policies and particularly how we fulfill our safeguarding responsibilities at Club level.
As this was the first such audit Clubs were encouraged to participate in the process by completing a series of questions on-line via gaa.ie. Each Club Children’s Officer had the option of responding whether as a joint response e.g. on behalf of all Gaelic Games Associations or individually on behalf of the GAA (including Handball and Rounders). A similar option was made available to both LGFA and Camogie Association at Club level.