Child Protection Policy



Kenmare Performing Arts is committed to a child-centred approach to our work with children and young people. We undertake to provide a safe environment and an enjoyable experience, where the welfare of the child/young person is paramount. We will adhere to the recommendations of Children First: National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children, published by the Department of Health and Children. We have implemented procedures covering:


  • Code of behaviour for all staff

  • Reporting of suspected or disclosed abuse

  • Confidentiality

  • Recruitment and selecting staff

  • Managing and supervising staff

  • Involvement of primary carers

  • Allegations of misconduct or abuse by staff

  • Complaints and comments

  • Incidents and accidents

  • Touring and overnight stays away from home

  • Anti-bullying policy when working with children/young people


Our Child Protection Policy is updated regularly.  If you have any queries concerning Kenmare Performing Arts' Child Protection Policy, please contact April Ferron, the Designated Child Protection Person at Kenmare Performing Arts. 

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Kenmare Performing Arts

Kenmare Performing Arts aims to promote, develop and support a variety of creative disciplines and outlets for the communities of southwest Kerry. We are committed to cultivating new and exciting local talent.


Phone: 083 1337933

Address: Carnegie Arts Centre

                 Shelbourne St. Kenmare

                 Co. Kerry, Ireland V93 PD1W

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