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October 26th, 2017

Director General Michael Donnellan Awarded Head of Service Award at the ICPA conference in London, 25th October 2017

The Minister for Justice and Equality Charles Flanagan has warmly congratulated Michael Donnellan, Director General of the Irish Prison Service (IPS), who last night (25/10/17) won the Head of Service... Read more


October 16th, 2017

Extreme Weather Notice – All Prison Visits Cancelled on Monday 16th October

Notice - Due to the national weather warning all prison visits have been cancelled on Monday 16th October. The situation for tomorrow Tuesday 17th October will be kept under review. Irish... Read more


October 13th, 2017

Wheatfield Visitor Centre

The Irish Prison Service (IPS) wishes to invite expressions of interest from persons and /or organisations interested in providing a Prison Visitors Centre (PVC) service in Wheatfield Prison, Clondalkin, Dublin... Read more


August 28th, 2017

Recruitment – Applications are invited for the posts of Director of Finance, Estates and Central Procurement Unit and Director of Human Resources

Applications are invited for the Applications are invited for the posts of Director of Finance, Estates and Central Procurement Unit and Director of Human Resources in the Irish Prison Service An... Read more