Reporting a Concern

If you have a Safeguarding concern or wish to report an allegation of child abuse, please contact one of our Diocesan Designated Liaison Persons, who are responsible for receiving/managing concerns and complaints relating to church personnel.  The Designated Liaison Person will respond promptly and liaise with the required civil authorities, i.e. the Health Services Executive and An Garda Síochána.

Their names and contact details are as follows:

Mary Nicholson

Mary Nicholson – Designated Liaison Person


Ms. Mary Nicholson, C/O St. Mary’s, Temple Street, Sligo. Tel: 086 3750277




Helen Diskin

Helen Diskin – Designated Liaison Person


Ms. Helen Diskin, C/O St. Mary’s, Temple Street, Sligo. Tel: 087 0516888




Concerns and complaints may also be passed on directly to TULSA (Child and Family Agency) and / or An Garda Síochána.

TUSLA (Child and Family Agency) – Duty Social Work Contact Details

Boyle  0719662087
Sligo  0719155133
Castlerea  0949621155
Carrick-on-Shannon  0719650324/0872033267
Roscommon  0906637528
Tubbercurry  0719120062/0879299666
GalwayCity  091523122
Athlone  0906483106
Tuam  09326800
Castlebar  0949022333
Oughterard  091552200
Ballina  09621511
Loughrea  091847820
Swinford  0949251900

Garda Confidential Service    1800 666 111