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Cloverhill Prison

Cloverhill Remand Prison

Cloverhill Road,
Clondalkin,
Dublin 22.

Tel: 01 6304531
Fax: 01 6304580

Operational Capacity: 431

Governor: Mr. Ronan Maher

General Description:

A closed, medium security prison for adult males, which primarily caters for remand prisoners committed from the Leinster area.

Chaplain:

Father John O’Sullivan and Sister Margaret O’Donovan

Visiting Committee:

Mr. Michael Coyle(Chairperson),
Cloverhill Prison Visiting Committee,
Cloverhill Road,
Clondalkin,
Dublin 22.

How to get there:

By Bus: From city centre take the number 40 bus.
By Car: Check website www.aaroadwatch.ie for up to date directions.
By Train: Mainline station is Heuston and local station is Clondalkin. Check www.irishrail.ie for service times.

GPS: 53.341687,-6.386104

Visiting Times:

Normal visiting times are Monday to Saturday from 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm, with the exception of Tuesday (There are no ordinary visits on Tuesday. There are only legal visits in the afternoon and evening).

Remand and sentenced prisoners are entitled to 4 30 minute visit per week whilst they are in Cloverhill. A prisoner may apply in advance for extra time on a visit, which may be granted at the discretion of the Governor. However extra time is generally not granted in respect of Saturday visits. Special visits are only available
at the discretion of the Governor.

Visits by appointment are in operation in Cloverhill Prison. Prisoners may nominate up to eight visitors on their visitors panel each month. Visitors, once nominated, may either book a visit by ringing the dedicated booked visits phone at 01 6304880 or book a visit in person in the visitors centre or by e-mailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The booking line is open during visiting times i.e. Monday to Saturday from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm & 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm (Thursdays 2.30pm to 4.00 pm). Outside of these times or if the phone is engaged you may leave a message on the answer machine. Visits must be booked by 2pm on the day prior to the visit and by 2pm on Saturday for a Monday visit.

Visitors are requested to arrive 15 minutes prior to the booked visit. The maximum number of adults permitted on a visit is three and the maximum number of children permitted on a visit is three. Persons under 16 years of age will not be allowed visit at Cloverhill Prison unless accompanied by an adult and may be required to produce evidence of date of birth.

All nominated visitors must produce when requested on each and every visit to the prison, valid current photographic identification on arrival at the prison, where staff will explain the visiting procedures and answer any questions about visits that they may have.

All persons entering the prison are required to undergo a security screening procedure including staff. Mobile phones are not allowed in the prison and all visitors are required to deposit their phones and any personal items in the area provided at the visitors centre prior to entering the prison. Cloverhill prison operates a non smoking policy. All visitors to Cloverhill Prison are subject to the Provisions of the 2007 Prisons Act.