Important Notice - Suspension of All Family Visits (Professional visits remain unaffected):


  • The Irish Prison Service has announced that all physical visit to prison will cease with effect from close of business Friday 27th March 2020.
  • All future visits from prisons will be conducted using video calls.
  • Any physical family visits that have been booked to take place on or after Saturday 28th March 2020 has now been cancelled.
  • Arrangements are currently being made for the introduction of visits by video link/camera phone early next week.
  • Information on the new arrangements will be published on the Irish Prison Service website www.irishprisons.ie as soon as possible

Corporate Services


Corporate Affairs 

The Corporate Services Directorate ensures crucial supports are in place for the Organisation to achieve its strategic goals.

It has particular responsibility for strategic planning, business planning and risk management. Corporate Services is responsible for driving the development and the implementation of the Irish Prison Service Strategic Plan.

Corporate Services Directorate also includes:

Corporate Secretariat (incorporating Director General's Office, Press Office and Communications

Corporate Service

Statistics and Information

Freedom of Information and Data Protection including GDPR compliance

The Director of Corporate Service also has responsibility for

ICT Division

Health and Safety Compliance

Protected Disclosures

Contact the Directorate:

The Director of Corporate Services

IDA Business Park, Ballinalee Road, Longford, Co. Longford, N39 A308

Phone: +353 43 33 35100

Fax: +353 43 33 35371
Email:  info@irishprisons.ie

Ms Donna Creaven

Director of Corporate Services