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July 2nd, 2020

OPEN COMPETITION FOR RISK AND COMPLIANCE MANAGER IN THE IRISH PRISON SERVICE

OPEN COMPETITION FOR RISK AND COMPLIANCE MANAGER IN THE IRISH PRISON SERVICE.   The Irish Prison Service is an executive agency of the Department of Justice and Equality and is responsible for... Read more


June 23rd, 2020

Irish Prison Service Announcement on Recommencement of Physical Family Prison Visiting

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Announcement on Recommencement of Physical Family Prison Visiting

  The Irish Prison Service has today outlined plans for a phased recommencement of physical family visits to prisons... Read more


June 23rd, 2020

Oxford University publishes Irish Prison Service paper on preventing outbreaks of Covid-19 in prisons

The IPS National Infection Control Team, in collaboration with the National Quality Improvement (QI) team and Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland, implemented a programme to develop and train in-prison... Read more


June 15th, 2020

Minister Flanagan publishes Irish Prison Service Annual Report 2019

Minister Flanagan publishes Irish Prison Service Annual Report 2019   Minister praises work of all IPS staff and prisoners in combating threat of COVID-19 Further information on the gradual recommencement of... Read more