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March 1st, 2019

2019 Recruit Prison Officer competition – Recruitment

Minister Flanagan Welcomes the Opening of the 2019 Recruit Prison Officer Competition

1 March 2019 The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, today welcomed the opening of the... Read more


December 13th, 2018

Minister Flanagan announces appointment of new Director General of the Irish Prison Service

13 December 2018 The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Caron McCaffrey as the new Director General of the Irish Prison... Read more


November 22nd, 2018

Statement by the Minister for Justice and Equality regarding Surveillance in Prisons

Statement by the Minister for Justice and Equality regarding Surveillance in Prisons   'I am aware of allegations made in today's Irish Examiner concerning surveillance in prisons. The details of the allegations... Read more


November 21st, 2018

Psychologist recruitment in the Irish Prison Service

The Irish Prison Service is currently recruiting for the following positions. Senior Psychologist Grade I in the Irish Prison Service Staff Grade Psychologist (Grade II) in the Irish Prison Service Staff Grade Psychologist... Read more