Daily Prisoner Population Breakdown
Tuesday 27th January 2015
To view the number in custody in each of our prisons click here
Tuesday 20th January 2015
Director General Talks to EuroPris
The Director General, Michael Donellan, talk to EuroPris in an interview about his role as Director General of the Irish Prison Service and about the challenges facing the Service over the next 12 months. To read the interview click here
Wednesday 17 December 2014
New Equality and Diversity Initiative Launch by the Irish Prison Service, An Garda Siochana and the Defence Forces
(In pic. Director General Michael Donnellan, Comdt Jayne Lawlor, Rear Admiral Mark Mellett, Col. Tom Aherne, Superintendent Tony McLoughlin, Chief Officer Kathy Hoctor)
A unique collaboration between the Defence Forces, An Garda Siochana and the Irish Prison Service was marked, today (Wednesday 17 December 2014), in the Irish Prison Service College in Portlaoise. The three uniformed Services joined together to launch a new Diversity & Equality Calendar and Wall-planner designed to enhance awareness of cultural diversity within the three operational front line services.
Tuesday 11th November 2014
Statement by Irish Prison Service regarding Search of Portlaoise Prison C Block.
The Irish Prison Service can confirm that as part of security measures to prevent the supply of contraband in prisons a general search, conducted by the Operational Support Group, was undertaken in the C Wing of Portlaoise Prison.
Tuesday 4th November 2014
Statement by Irish Prison Service regarding search of Mountjoy Prison.
The Irish Prison Service can confirm that as part of security measures to prevent the supply of contraband in prisons a general search, conducted by the Operational Support Group, was undertaken in the C Wing of Mountjoy Prison.
28 October 2014
Census of Prisoner Population Including Restricted Regimes and Cell Occupancy,
The Irish Prison Service Statistics Office has commenced the collation of a Census of the Prison Population which includes an examination of the prisoners who exist on a restricted regime, meaning their out of cell time is restricted to 5 hours or less per day and a breakdown of cell ocupancy accross the system including access to in-cell sanitation.
To view the results of the must recent Census from the 1st October 2014 click the following links.
To access all previous Census Reports (since July 2013) click here.