Child Protection and Welfare

Tralee Parnells is fully committed to creating and maintaining the safest possible environment for all young people who participate in our activities.  We do our utmost to take all practicable steps to safeguard children from any discernible forms of abuse, harm, discrimination or degrading treatment and we respect their rights, wishes and feelings.


If you are a Juvenile member who is worried about your treatment within the Club

an adult member or parent who has concerns about the welfare of a child

you are urged to contact the Children’s Officer. You can be assured you will be dealt with professionally and in the strictest confidence

Children’s Officers Team

The Club Children’s Officers shall assist in promoting a child and youth centred ethos in the Club.

The Club Children’s Officers are the link between the children/young people and the adults within the club.
The key role of the Club Children’s Officers is to ensure the implementation and promotion of the relevant Code of Behaviour (Underage) , so as to ensure that young people can participate, enjoy and benefit from our Gaelic Games in safe and enjoyable surroundings.

Children’s Officer Hurling – Agnes Sheehy (087) 837 7969

Children’s Officer Camogie – Caroline Somers

Designated Liaison Officer

All GAA clubs must have a Designated Person who shall be responsible at an initial stage for dealing with any concerns relating to the possible abuse of children as reported or made known to them.

Club Designated Liaison Officer – Stephen Buttimer 087 635 1362

Deputy Designated Liason Officer – Dermot Reen 086 126 6510

Other Contacts

Tulsa Child and Family Agency Tralee (066) 7195641
Tralee Garda Station (066) 7102300 

Garda Vetting Procedure