Latest News - July 2022

July 25th, 2022

Cork Prison’s Annual Children’s Summer Sports and Activity Camp.

On Friday 22nd July 2022, Cork Prison saw the return of the annual multi justice agency children’s summer sports and activity camp.   A total of over 40 boys and girls were... Read more

July 20th, 2022

Irish Prison Service collaboration with the Irish Dogs for the Disabled

The Irish Prison Service welcomed Cork based charity, Irish Dogs for the Disabled back to Shelton Abbey for its open day. The charity provides assistance dogs free of charge to... Read more

July 15th, 2022

Minister McEntee Launches the 2022 Recruit Prison Officer campaign

Press Release

Minister McEntee Launches the 2022 campaign for the position of Recruit Prison Officer in the Irish Prison Service

15th July 2022 The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee... Read more

July 8th, 2022

Review of Prison Visiting Committees


We carry out public consultations because it is important that we hear from the general public. These opinions and ideas are considered as part of the work... Read more

July 5th, 2022

First Ever Social Enterprise Showcase Event In Irish Prisons

Social Enterprise Expo

The Progression Unit in Mountjoy Prison was host to the first ever Social Enterprise Showcase Event which took place on Wednesday, 22nd June 2022. This important... Read more

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