Fingallians GAA Club

Founded 1884

Co. Dublin

Mentor and Coach Vetting and Safeguarding

Garda Vetting 

Have you a current valid GAA Garda Vetting LESS THAN 3 YEARS OLD
(Vetting Nr, Completed Date)
More on Vetting in GAA at

Garda Vetting in the GAA

This is a Legal requirement for all Coaches and Mentors
You must inform the Club of your valid Vetting ID

Step 1

The Vetting ID Validation is now done online via Foireann.

In advance of starting your vetting on foireann

Scan and create a JPG of Passport, Proof of address, Drivers license

The ID Validation form here scanned as a JPG


Step 2

Login to Foireann (User linked to your Email address)

Go to Profile - Qualifications and Vetting

From here you can start the process and ID check. 

The Documents  (ID Form, Passport, License and Address verification) must be uploaded as JPG (not PDF)

Once submitted, your documents will be checked by Club Childrens Officer.

From the the process with continue to Garda checks.

When completed, you will be informed by the Vetting Bureau and your profile will be updated in Foireann

 For U18 involved in coaching, the linked parent will make the application on behalf of the U18 person.



You will receive an Email in following Days/Weeks from to complete some details.

Complete this and submit

Pse record the vetting application number for tracking

You can track the Garda vetting  here




It is a Legal requirement for all Coaches and Mentors to have a Valid Safeguarding 1 certificate issued in respect of attendance at a Child Protection in Sport (Safeguarding 1) programme or the Sport Ireland.

All Safeguarding certificates 1,2 and 3, are valid for a maximum of three years

You must complete an inperson Safeguarding 1 Course

Fingallians have run 4 Safeguarding 1 courses in May 2022


Update your Record

Fingallians must keep up to date records for
Garda Vetting Status : A Legal requirement for all Coaches and Mentors
Child Safeguarding Courses A Legal requirement for all Coaches and Mentors
Foundation : A Legal requirement for all Coaches and Mentors
Level 1, Level 2 and other courses completed (A nice to Know)

It is your responsibility to inform us when the status of any of the above changes using this form.
This will allow our office to keep the records upto date

Update my Vetting Record in Fingallians


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