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Mountjoy Prison

Mountjoy Prison


North Circular Road,
Dublin 7.


Tel:
01 8062800
Fax:
01 8062824
Operational Capacity: 540

Governor: Mr. Brian Murphy

General Description:

A closed, medium security prison for adult males. It is the main committal prison for Dublin city and county.

Chaplain: Fr. Jim Kelly, Ms. Ruth Breen, Sr. Mary Mullins.
Visiting Committee: Mr. Joe Ahern (Chairperson),
Mountjoy Prison Visiting Committee,
North Circular Road,
Dublin 7.
How to get there:

The prison is located opposite the Mater Hospital near the junction at Berkeley Road, Phibsborough, Dublin 7.
By Bus: The buses serving Mountjoy Prison are numbers 122,46a,38,38a,38b,120.
By Car: Check website www.aaroadwatch.ie for up to date directions.
By Train: Connolly Station is the nearest train station. Check www.irishrail.ie for service times.

GPS: 53.360592,-6.267378

Visiting Times:

Normal visiting times are Monday to Saturday from 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm. Remand prisoners are entitled to one 15 minute visit per day. Sentenced offenders are entitled to one 30 minute visit per week. Special visits of 15 minutes duration may also be available on request.
Each prisoner must nominate six adults who will visit her (there is no limit on the number of children) and those visitors must produce photographic identification on arrival at the prison. Staff will explain the visiting procedures. There is a no smoking policy in operation during the visit.