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Cilles Athletic Club Policies



Not only do we follow best practice in Child Welfare,  we fully adhere to Athetics Ireland's recommended processes in this area. To maintain an open and transparent approach we have adopted Athletic Ireland's policies, codes of conduct, and guidelines as our own.

Cilles AC would like to acknowledge the contribution of Athletics Ireland. The material on this page (including most text, links, and graphics) is taken from the Athletics Ireland website . The Athletics Ireland material is available at the Athletics Ireland website's Child Welfare page. You can click on the child welfare logo to bring you there


Child safeguarding statement Cilles AC

This document aims to outline the fundamental principles and policies and address issues relating to the roles and responsibilities of people involved in athletics with children. It outlines best practice with regard to working with children to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for all

This policy provides guidance on the procedures that will support and underpin the use of social media and other sources of communication when communicating with children

The purpose of Garda Vetting is to provide details regarding all prosecutions, successful or not, pending or completed and/or convictions in respect of an individual applicant to an organisation which is registered for Garda Vetting

Use of Photographic and Mobile Equipment is monitored by the club officers, committee, coaches and parents Cilles Athletic club takes the safeguarding of our members into consideration by adapting and enforcing this Use of Photographic and Mobile Equipment Policy.

Cilles Athletic club takes the Health & Safety of our members into consideration by providing a road running safety policy that is aimed at minimising risk and ensuring that athletes can run on roads in safe structured manner.


Safeguarding young people is of the utmost importance for Cilles AC and our members.  A specific policy checklist for safeguarding children when traveling.


Code of Conduct for Young People


Code of Conduct for Parents


Code of Conduct for Coaches


AAI Complaints and Disciplinary Process


Child Safeguarding Training Policy for Athletics Ireland Coach Education Policy (1) March 2022 approved

A stable, secure environment is an essential requirement to achieve our goal. Bullying behaviour, by its very nature, undermines and dilutes the quality of development in athletics.

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