Latest News - July 2021


July 30th, 2021

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton visits Castlerea Prison and announces the publication of the Irish Prison Service Annual Report for 2020

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton visits Castlerea Prison and announces the publication of the Irish Prison Service Annual Report for 2020

Report focuses on the challenges faced by... Read more


July 29th, 2021

OPEN COMPETITION FOR SENIOR INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) SPECIALISTS

OPEN COMPETITION FOR SENIOR INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) SPECIALISTS – HEO LEVEL, IN THE IRISH PRISON SERVICE.

  The Irish Prison Service is an executive agency of the Department... Read more


July 27th, 2021

The West’s Awake with fundraising

The West's Awake with fundraising!

Despite the restrictions and associated doom and gloom over the last few months, Castlerea Prison staff have worked hard to raise funds in order... Read more


July 27th, 2021

Castlerea Prison raise the flag for Olympian Aoife O’Rourke

Castlerea Prison staff raised the Olympic flag today ahead of Castlerea’s Aoife O’Rourke boxing match tomorrow morning in Tokyo. We were joined by her parents Kevin and Anne for the... Read more


July 27th, 2021

Announcement on Recommencement of Physical Visits to Mountjoy, Dochas, Castlerea, and Midlands Prisons.

Press Release 

27/07/2021 The Irish Prison Service is delighted to announce the recommencement of physical visits to prisons will take place on a phased prison by prison basis with visits... Read more


July 8th, 2021

Announcement on Recommencement of Physical Visits to Wheatfield and Portlaoise Prisons

Press Release

Announcement on Recommencement of Physical Visits to Wheatfield and Portlaoise Prisons

08/07/2021   The Irish Prison Service is delighted to announce the recommencement of physical visits to prisons... Read more


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