Latest News - June 2020


June 23rd, 2020

Oxford University publishes Irish Prison Service paper on preventing outbreaks of Covid-19 in prisons

The IPS National Infection Control Team, in collaboration with the National Quality Improvement (QI) team and Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland, implemented a programme to develop and train in-prison... Read more


June 15th, 2020

Minister Flanagan publishes Irish Prison Service Annual Report 2019

Minister Flanagan publishes Irish Prison Service Annual Report 2019   Minister praises work of all IPS staff and prisoners in combating threat of COVID-19 Further information on the gradual recommencement of... Read more


June 11th, 2020

Irish Prison Service submits paper on best practice for Contact Tracing to World Health Organisation

The Irish Prison Service has submitted a paper to the World Health Organisation as a model of best practice for keeping Covid-19 out of prisons. Click Here to read RTE online... Read more


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