Safeguarding and Protecting Children & Vulnerable Adults

Policy of the Dominican Friars

We in the Irish Dominican Province recognise and uphold and dignity, integrity, and rights of all children. Children and young people, their well-being and welfare, is of paramount importance. 

We value and encourage the participation of children in all provincial, priory, and parish activities that promote their spiritual, physical and social development. 

We undertake to do all in our power to create a safe environment where children and young people are protected and cherished. 

We will endeavour to ensure that adults who work with children and young people follow the best practice guidelines 

Contact us: 

To contact the Child Safeguarding Office of the Irish Dominican Province, Ireland:  

If you want to discuss Child Protection concerns, contact the designated Person, Fr. Vincent Travers OP, or Fr. Tom Monahan OP 


Fr. Vincent Travers OP

Designated Person:

01-404 8121  (+353-1-404 8121)

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Fr. Tom Monahan OP

01-404 8112 (+353-1-404 8112) 



Child Protection Office

St. Mary’s Priory


Dublin 24


Tel: 01-404-8118 (+353-1-404-8118). 

Mobile: 087-177 9578


We invite those who may have been abused and who may have been abused and who have never come forward to do so, so that they can be provided with help and support 

Make a Complaint Fr. Vincent Travers OP 

Click here to make a Complaint


Dominicans Audit Report 5th September 2012 - Audit Report 5 Sept 2012 - .pdf Format

‘Implementation of 16 Audit Recommendations – October 2013 - available here

Letter from the Dominican Provincial Regarding Audit Report - Letter from the Dominican Provincial re Audit Report

Statement by the Dominican Province of Ireland on the publication, by NBSCCCI,of its Review of Safeguarding Practice by the Irish Dominicans - Press Release


Child Safeguarding