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. Pat Lucey OP, or Fr. Tom Monahan OP

Fr. Pat Lucey OP

Designated Person:

01-404 8121  (+353-1-404 8121)

Email: safeguarding@dominicans.ie

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: 087-228 2668


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 please contact Fr. Pat Lucey OP by the email provided above, or through our contact form.