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January 25th, 2017

President presented with a Famine era travel box made by prisoners

President was presented with a handmade replica of a Famine era travel box. Crafted by prisoners in the Irish Prison Service, the travel box is a replica... Read more


January 16th, 2017

Tanaiste Confirms Re-appointment of Director General

The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D., announced the re-appointment of Mr. Michael Donnellan as the Director General of the Irish Prison Service for a further... Read more


December 23rd, 2016

Christmas Temporary Releases 2016 (Updated 8 January 2017)

CHRISTMAS RELEASES 2016 The Irish Prison Service can confirm that of the 177 prisoners granted Christmas Temporary Release 176 had returned to prison in line with the conditions... Read more


December 23rd, 2016

Interview with Judge Michael Reilly RIP and The Detail TV

In a rare interview recorded just 4 days prior to his sudden death Judge Reilly talks to the Detail TV about deaths in prison custody. To read the article and see... Read more


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