Latest News - July 2020


July 29th, 2020

Ameliorating the impact of cocooning on people in custody – Briefing-29th July 2020

The Irish Prison Service welcomes the publication today of a new briefing by the Office of the Inspector of Prison in conjunction with Maynooth University into the impact of "cocooning"... Read more


July 24th, 2020

Important update, you can now book your Physical Visit on our website

We have now reinstated booking of Physical Visits on our website, please see the link below. https://www.irishprisons.ie/requesting-a-physical-visit/... Read more


July 21st, 2020

Minister for Justice & Equality, Helen McEntee TD visits the Midlands Prison

Statement by the Minister for Justice & Equality, Helen McEntee TD      

21 July, 2020 “This morning I visited Midlands Prison and met with staff and management on site to... Read more


July 21st, 2020

RTE Radio 1, Brian O’Connell interviews Cork Governor Pat Dawson on the Return of Physical Visits

To listen to the full interview click here... Read more


July 17th, 2020

Irish Prison Service Video on Return of Physical Visits to Prison

The return of physical visits to prison.

https://youtu.be/hvNQ9PYe48E To view the Family Information Booklet click here.... Read more


July 13th, 2020

Irish Prison Service launch new Family Information Booklet

The Irish Prison Service has created a Family Information Booklet to inform you about recent and future changes made in relation to day-to-day activities in our prisons and the impact... Read more


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