Finn Harps Football Club and the Football Association of Ireland welcomes all supporters to its League of Ireland grounds and condemns any form of discrimination and bigotry in football.
Finn Harps FC does not condone any hostile abuse of player, fans or officials based on nationality, religious affiliation or any ethnic or cultural background. Those found in breach of any such behaviour may face being escorted from the ground and reported to the Gardaí.
Finn Harps FC will not tolerate any bullying, harassment, abuse or any victimisation of an individual which the purpose of this policy and the actions and sanctions applied is regarded as discrimination.
Finn Harps FC in all club activities will not discriminate or in any way treat anyone less favourably on grounds of sexual orientation, gender, marital status, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, race, colour, disability or ability.
Finn Harps FC will commit itself to any immediate investigation of any claims when its brought to our attention, of discrimination on the above grounds and where such is found to be the case, a requirement that the practice stop and sanctions imposed as appropriate.
Finn Harps FC is committed to a policy of equal treatment to all its members, volunteers and club officials and requires all its members to abide by and adhere to the policies and the requirements of the relevant legislation – Employment Equality Act 1998 & 2004, Equal Status Act 2000-2004, Prohibition of Incitement to Hatred Act 1989 as well as any changes to these acts and any new legislations which are published.
It is our club policy that part of one of our terms and conditions of season ticket holders is that they do not take part in any racist abuse. Any such activity will result in the immediate cancellation of their season ticket.
Anti-Discrimination Policy For Football
We as a club will also inform and educate all our staff, volunteers, fans and players the full importance of our anti-racism policy and will make them aware of any training or workshops that become available at any time. We have full belief in our policy and will ensure this is made public to all who wish to read it.
Review of Policy
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