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November 14th, 2019

Minister for Justice and Equality Mr Charles Flanagan TD, speaks at the Recruit Prison Officer – Higher Certificate of Arts in Custodial Care (HCCC) Graduation Ceremony, Marino College, Dublin

Minister for Justice and Equality Mr Charles Flanagan TD, speaks at the Recruit Prison Officer – Higher Certificate of Arts in Custodial Care (HCCC) Graduation Ceremony, Marino College, Dublin 13th... Read more


October 25th, 2019

Director General Caron McCaffrey of the Irish Prison Service Launched the Progress in the Penal System 2019 Report 25th October 2019

Speech by Caron McCaffrey, Director General of the Irish Prison Service at the Launch of the Progress in the Penal System 2019 Report 25th  October 2019 Executive Director of the IPRT... Read more


October 18th, 2019

​The Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, David Stanton TD, today “turned the sod” to mark the commencement of the development of a new Horse Welfare Centre located at Castlerea Prison.

​The Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, David Stanton TD, today "turned the sod" to... Read more


September 26th, 2019

Appointment of New Director of Corporate Services

The Director General of the Irish Prison Service, Caron McCaffrey, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Donna Creavan as the... Read more