Safeguarding Concern

How to Raise a Concern

Have you a concern?

Your concern will be taken on board and you will be helped to proceed properly.

Is your concern about :

(a)   A child safeguarding issue in the Catholic Church

(b)   A child safeguarding issue in a school?

(c)    A child safeguarding issue in the wider community?

If the concern relates to the Catholic Church,
speak to the
 Diocesan Designated Liaison Person at 086 0368999 

If the concern relates to a school inquire from the school principal.

If the concern relates to the wider community, speak to Gardai or to TUSLA.

The contact details are listed below.

An Garda Siochana:
For allegations that relate to clerics/religious : 01-6663430 or 01-6663435
For allegations that do not relate to clerics/religious : Appropriate Local Garda Station


Mallow / Fermoy                                                     Phone Number: 022 – 54100

Cobh / Midleton / Macroom                                  Phone Number: 021 – 4927000 

An Garda Siochana – 
Divisional Offices within the Diocese:

Cobh Garda Station   Tel: 021-4908530
Mallow Garda Station   Tel: 022-31450
Midleton Garda Station  Tel: 021-4621550
Macroom Garda Station  Tel: 026-20590
Kanturk Garda Station  Tel:029-20680
Youghal Garda Station  Tel: 024-92200
Fermoy Garda Station  Tel: 025-82100

For further information on local Garda Stations –


              1850 24 1850 (callsave)

This information line can be contacted from 8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday.

For further TUSLA information: