Communications and Information Unit

The Communications and Information Unit operates as part of the Staff and Corporate Service Directorate of the Irish Prison Service. The Unit includes the Media Relations; Internal and External Communications; Press and Media; and Statistics and Information.

The Unit provide a service to the print and broadcast media on behalf of the Irish Prison Service. Only media queries will be responded to by the Press Office. Details on visits and money transfers will be published on our website shortly.

The Press Office also operates an out-of-hours on-call service for urgent media queries in relation to Prison Service issues.

Contact Details:

Press Officer

Irish Prison Service

Ballinalee Road


Co. Longford.

N39 A308

Tel:    043 3335211, 043 3335235 (During office hours)

Fax:    043 3335371

Mobile: 087 6674284 (out of office and weekends)