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January 9th, 2021

Confirmed Case of Covid-19 in Portlaoise and Mountjoy Prisons

Updated 11 January 2021 Time 16:25pm   The Irish Prison Service can confirm an additional prisoner has tested positive for Covid-19 in Portlaoise Prison.  2 prisoners in Portlaoise Prison and 1 prisoner in... Read more


January 5th, 2021

Q&A on Covid-19 in Loughan House, Open Prison

Q&A on Covid-19 in Loughan House, Open Prison Tuesday 05th January 2021 

To all those who have a family or friend currently imprisoned in Loughan House, Open Centre. As you... Read more


January 5th, 2021

Prisoners Tests Positive for Covid-19 in Loughan House

Irish Prison Service Statement Prisoners Tests Positive for Covid-19 in Loughan House Open Centre

05 January 2021

The Irish Prison Service can confirm that five (5)... Read more


December 30th, 2020

Covid-19 in Wheatfield Prison Update

Irish Prison Service Statement

Covid-19 in Wheatfield Prison – Update

04th January 2021- Time - 17:10 pm Following the confirmation last week of positive cases among staff in Wheatfield Prison, the Irish Prison Service can confirm that... Read more