Press Releases and Speeches 2012

President Higgins Visits Cloverhill to mark 10 years of the Samaritans Listener Programme, 14 December 2012

New Cork Prison Development Environmental Impact Statement Non-Technical Summary, 8th November 2012

Public Notice of Development issued by the Minister for Justice and Equality in accordance with Sections 20 and 21 of Part 4 of the Prisons Act 2007, 8 November 2012

Minister publishes Inspector of Prisons St Patrick's Institution Inspection Report, 16 October 2012

Red Cross/ Red Crescent Societies International Event at Wheatfield Prison, 11 October 2012

(CBHFA Background document)

Minister Announces Penal Policy Review 18 September 2012

Minister announces new prisoner complaints procedures 8 August 2012

Suggested complaints model for Irish Prisons

Minister publishes 2011 Annual Report  7 August 2012

Establishment of New Community Return Unit  26 June 2012

Mountjoy High Support Unit Wins Taoiseach's Public Service Excellence Award 21 June 2012

Speech by Director General at Justice conference 19 June, 2012

Minister Shatter announces three senior Prison Service appointments. 18 June 2012. 

Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter T.D., announces plan for the replacement of outdated prison accommodation at Limerick prison 11 June, 2012

Speech by Minister at Launch of IPS 3 Year Strategic Plan 30 April, 2012

Speech by Kathleen Lynch at the Prison Officers Conference, Galway, 26 April 2012.

Statement by Minister for Justice on Loughan House Report 28th March 2012

Statement by the Director General on the Publication of the Inspector of Prisons Limerick Report 17th January 2012