Irish Region

Safeguarding Information

St. Joseph’s Society For Foreign Missions

Mill Hill Missionaries-Irish Region




  • cherishes and affirms each child as a gift from God with an inherit right to dignity of life and bodily integrity which shall be respected
  • ensures that the fundamental rights of children are respected
  • is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all
  • undertakes to do everything in its power to create safe environments for children and vulnerable adults
  • has policies and procedures in place, and all its members and staff are required to comply with these Safeguarding Policy and Procedures

(All the Society’s Policies and related Documents can be downloaded from the links below).


Designated Liaison Person for Safeguarding –St. Joseph’s Society forthe Foreign Missions (Mill Hill Missionaries-Irish Region


If you have a Safeguarding Concern, wish to make an allegation or raise an issue from the past please contact our:

Designated Liaison Person: Sandra Neville on mob 087-9844779, landline 01-4127772 or email

Deputy Designated Liaison Person: Fr Denis Hartnett MHM on mob 089-4459445, landline 01-4127710 or email

Postal address for both:

Mill Hill Missionaries, 
St Joseph’s House, 
50 Orwell Park, 
Dublin 6, 



 The following Documents are available:

  • Review of Safeguarding Practice 6th Tranche October 2014
  • Safeguaring Policy and Procedures Irish Region 2015
  • Important Contacts 2015
  • Letter of Pope Francis regarding Sexual Abuse 2nd Feb 2015
  • Review/Audit by the NBSCCCI 2014
  • Ministry of leave Advice by the NBSCCCI 2012
  • Protocol Chapter 2010
  • Standard and Guidance Safeguarding Policy NBSCCCI 2009
  • Safeguarding Policy and Procedues Irish region 2009
  • Code of Conduct 2003

Click on Document required for download at the bottom of the page (attachments).


Articles Supporting Safeguarding Measures and Good Practice in Child Protection   Click on Article required:


Message from the Regional Representative Fr Michael Corcoran MHM 2014. Click HERE


Review of safeguarding practice 6th Tranche October 2014. Click HERE


Abuse of Minors the Church’s Response


Important Links Regarding Safeguarding Materials and Vital Contacts