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August 24th, 2020

Resumption of visits to Midlands and Portlaoise Prisons

In line with Government advice, the Irish Prison Service has recommenced visits to the Midlands and Portlaoise Prisons. In addition, travel for people who live in Kildare, are restricted for... Read more


August 13th, 2020

Monday, 17 August 2020, Phase 2 – Physical Visits

Phase 2 – Monday, 17 August 2020 People in custody will be entitled to receive one 15-minute physical visit per fortnight per fortnight. On any week people in custody... Read more


August 13th, 2020

Open competition for appointment to the position of Prison Doctor in the Irish Prison Service

Open competition for appointment to the position of 

Prison Doctor in theIrish Prison Service 

Closing Date: 3pm on Thursday 10th September 2020

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August 12th, 2020

2019 Annual Report on Protected Disclosures

The Irish Prison Service has today published the 2019 Annual Report on Protected Disclosures. To view the document click here ... Read more