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November 25th, 2021

Probation Service KickStart Fund provides job creation support to the social enterprise sector

Probation Service KickStart Fund provides job creation support to the social enterprise sector

€1m available to social enterprises to provide meaningful employment to people with a criminal... Read more


November 25th, 2021

Covid-19 in the Prison System

Press Statement

Covid-19 in the Prison System

25th November 2021

  The Irish Prison Service is currently dealing with one active outbreak of Covid-19 in Cloverhill Prison. Outbreak Control... Read more


November 19th, 2021

Best of Luck!!

The Irish Prison Service would like to wish, Recruit Prison Officer, Kiev Gray, the very best of luck this Sunday 21st November, in the FAI Cup Final against Shelbourne FC,... Read more


November 17th, 2021

Covid-19 in the Prison System

Press Statement

Covid-19 in the Prison System

17th November 2021

  Three outbreaks of Covid-19 currently being managed by the Irish Prison Service The total number of... Read more


November 17th, 2021

National Garda Awards 2021

The Irish Prison Service would like congratulate Limerick female prisoners who supported and assisted a number of Transition Students across the Tipperary region by raising awareness on the impact of... Read more


November 11th, 2021

Ministers Humphreys and O’Brien announce €9 million Fund to support community groups impacted by COVID-19

 Ministers Humphreys and O’Brien announce €9 million Fund to support community groups impacted by COVID-19

 

‘Fund to provide small grants for community groups impacted by... Read more


November 8th, 2021

A New Social Enterprise for Irish Prison Service Headquarters

The Irish Prison Service is seeking an Independent Social Enterprise to run the catering services in the Irish Prison Service HQ, Longford that will train and/or employ people... Read more


November 3rd, 2021

Mountjoy Prison pilots first ever virtual simulator training for prisoners

Mountjoy Prison pilots first ever virtual simulator training for prisoners

Making a difference Rehabilitation and providing potential opportunities for prisoners is another possible outlet Barry Keatley’s offers. He recently spent... Read more


October 22nd, 2021

Important Information on the Operation of Physical Visits from 1 November 2021

The Government has decided to make some further changes that will reduce Covid-19 restrictions in our communities. The Irish Prison Service are also reviewing restrictions in prisons and... Read more


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