Latest News - April 2022


April 21st, 2022

Prisoners in Mountjoy help tackle Climate Change

Listen to Ryan Clarke and Jennifer Zamparelli talk about the new initiative that prisoners in Mountjoy Prison are involved in. Bohemian FC work with prisoners and teach them the skills to... Read more


April 20th, 2022

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee and Director General at the launch of the “Horses of Hope” Equine Centre at Castlerea Prison.

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee officially opens the new “Horses of Hope” Equine Centre at Castlerea Prison

  Prisoners can train in horse husbandry, developing skills for employment in... Read more


April 11th, 2022

Covid-19 in the Prison System

Press Statement

Covid-19 in the Prison System

11th April 2022

The Irish Prison Service can confirm that a number of prisoners have tested positive for Covid-19 in... Read more


April 6th, 2022

WHO publish report on good practices in managing infectious diseases in prison settings

The World Health Orgainisation has published a report; Good practices in managing infectious diseases in prison settings: a snapshot of responses to COVID-19 implemented around the globe between May... Read more


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