The Irish Prison Service has announced the physical visits to Portlaoise and Midlands Prisons have been suspended with effect from midnight tonight (7th August 2020), for a period of two weeks, following the latest Government announcement on public health measures be introduced for counties Kildare, Offaly and Laois .
From Saturday 8th August physical visits to Portlaoise and Midlands Prison will be suspended for a period of 14 days, at which point it will be reviewed in line with Public Health advice.
All physical visits booked for these prisons have now been cancelled and any family member with a physical visit scheduled from tomorrow should not travel to Portlaoise or Midlands Prisons but should contact the prison to rebook a video visit using the normal booking procedure.
Irish Prison Service
7th August 2020.