Training Unit

Governor, Mr. Brian Murphy
Governor, Mr. Brian Murphy

Glengarriff Parade, North Circular Road, Dublin 7. Tel: 01 8062890 Fax: 01 8307460

Operational Capacity: 96
General Description: A semi-open low security prison for males aged 18 years and over. With a strong emphasis on work and training.
Chaplain: Sr. Mairead Gahan
Visiting Committee: Mr. Patrick Holton (Chairperson), Training Unit Visiting Committee, Glengarriff Parade, North Circular Road, Dublin 7.
GPS: 53.360592,-6.267378
By Bus: The prison is located opposite the Mater Hospital on the North Circular Road. Entrance to Glengarriff Parade by Ormsby’s shop beside Mountjoy Garda Station. From Dublin City Centre take the number 10 or 22 bus.
By Car: Check website for up to date directions.
By Train: Drumcondra station is the nearest train station. Check for service times.
Visiting Times:

Normal visiting times are Tuesday and Wednesday 2.15pm-3.45pm and Saturday and Sunday 10am-4.45pm (excluding lunchtime). Sentenced offenders are entitled to one 30 minute visit each week. All visits must be booked in advance by calling 01 8858982

Each prisoner may nominate up to eight adults to visit him (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. Mobile phones are not allowed in the prison and there is a no smoking policy in operation during the visit.

To visit a prisoner in the Training Unit contact:

Training Unit  – Tel: 01 8858982

Glengariff Parade,

North Circular Road,

Dublin 7.

 Visiting Times – Tuesday (2.15pm-3.15pm) and Wednesday (2.15pm-3.45pm)

Saturday and Sunday (10am-11.30am and 2.15pm-4.45pm)