CLUBZONE - CHILD WELFARE & PROTECTION
| The Association and its sister organisations recently launched (December
2012) online version of Our Games - Our Code, the joint Code of Best
Practice in Youth Sport. This Code has been agreed between the GAA, the
Ladies Gaelic Football Association, the Camogie Association, GAA
Handball Ireland and the Rounders Council of Ireland.|
The Code replaces all previous Codes and is a mandatory Code of Best Practice for all Gaelic Games Associations in our work with underage players. It is a comprehensive good practice guidance publication and we are anxious that as many players, coaches, parents and other Club personnel have immediate access to its contents.
|The Code is also available in Disc format (not printed) form the
National Children's Office. For more information or a disc, please
contact the GAA National Children's Officer, Gearóid Ó Maoilmhichíl at
01-8363222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Download a copy of Our Games - Our Code.
The Gaelic Athletic Association is committed to creating and maintaining the safest possible environment for all young people who wish to participate in our Gaelic Games and activities. We will take all practicable steps to protect them from discernable forms of abuse, from harm, discrimination or degrading treatment and shall respect their rights, wishes and feelings.
We do this by: