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June 19th, 2017

Minister Flanagan Visits IPS College to meet new Recruit Prison Officers

In his first public engagement as Minister for Justice and Equality Minister Charlie Flanagan visited the Irish Prison Service (IPS) Training College in Portlaoise and addressed 17 Recruit Prison Officers... Read more

May 15th, 2017


The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD, today published the 2016 Annual Report of the Irish Prison Service. The Tánaiste also launched the new IPS... Read more

April 27th, 2017

Speech by Ms Frances Fitzgerald, T.D., Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality at the Prison Officers’ Association Conference

Mr. President, Distinguished Guests, Delegates, I would like to thank you for your invitation to address your annual conference here in Galway. It gives me an opportunity to speak directly... Read more

April 6th, 2017

Tánaiste Announces the Closure of St. Patrick’s Institution

6 April 2017

The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, has announced the closure of St. Patrick’s Institution with effect from tomorrow, 7th April 2017.

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