Child protection 

A child protection policy is statement of intent that demonstrates a commitment to safeguard children involved.  It is essential good practice for all organisations working with children to have a Child Protection Policy. The policy may outline training for staff and in engaging artists /facilitators working with them  ask that they undergo Garda Vetting. Download the Arts Council's guidelines for the protection of children and young people in the arts sector.

Garda vetting is a procedure through which An Garda is asked, with a person's written permission, to confirm whether or not the individual has been convicted of a crime. Employers use the procedure to ensure that individuals convicted of abuse or other crimes are not offered positions of responsibility for work with children, young people or vulnerable adults.

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Commission Call for Daniel O’Connell Monument

24 April 2017

ACARD Limited, Cahersiveen Community Development ACARD invites submissions from artists to create a monument in honour of Daniel O’Connell. The...More..

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Greystones Educate Together National School appointed a voluntary committee with relevant expertise to oversee the per cent for art commissioning process. An external curator, Máire Davey, was appointed specifically for her expertise in working in a highly collaborative way as meaningful involvement from the students and school was viewed as central to the process. The procurement route chosen was limited invited competition.

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