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April 13th, 2021

Prison Head Chaplain Discusses Covid-19 Impact Within Prisons

Chaplains have a crucial supporting role in prison life by providing pastoral and spiritual care to any prisoners who wish to avail of the service. The Irish Prison Service regards... Read more


April 13th, 2021

Self Harm In Irish Prisons 2019 Report

Self Harm in Irish Prisons 2019

Self Harm in Irish Prisons 2019: Third Report from the Self Harm Assessment and Data Analysis (SADA) Project presents the full findings of... Read more


March 15th, 2021

Sabina Higgins sends St. Patrick’s Day greetings to Staff, Governors and Prisoners

In preparation for the St. Patrick's Day celebrations, Sabina Higgins today sent bowls of shamrock to Cloverhill, Wheatfield, Mountjoy, Dochas Centre and Arbour Hill prisons. In other years, Sabina Higgins... Read more


March 12th, 2021

Irish Prison Service Veteran (Saxon) Retires After Long Service

Irish Prison Service Veteran (Saxon) Retires After Long Service

  The Irish Prison Service would like acknowledge the service of Saxon, a Passive Drug Detection Dog, after serving an... Read more