Arbour Hill

Governor, Vacant

Arbour Hill Prison Arbour Hill, Dublin 7, Tel: 01 4724000 Fax: 01 4724082

Operational Capacity: 142
General Description: A closed, medium security prison for adult males. The prisoner profile is largely made up of long term sentenced prisoners.
Chaplain: Father Ciaran Enright
Visiting Committee: Mr Padraig McGarrigle (Chairperson)
GPS: 53.34981690145456, -6.288135409959409
By Bus: From city centre take the number 37, 38, 38a, 39, 39a buses.
By Car: Check website for up to date directions.
By Train: Heuston station is the nearest train station and is within easy walking distance of Arbour Hill Prison. Check for service times. On leaving the station cross the River Liffey to the Aisling Hotel, turn right and take first left (up hill) and follow main road to prison gate.
Visiting Times: Visiting Times - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday - 10am-12pm, 2pm-4pm.

Visiting Times – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – 10am-12pm, 2pm-4pm.

The Irish Prison Service is committed to making visiting a prison as easy as possible for visitors. The Prison Service understands the importance of helping prison maintain and develop relationships with family and friends and is committed to enhancing where possible, and subject to appropriate security considerations, the visiting facilities and regimes for prisoners. All visitors should note the following:

A minimum of 48hrs notice must be given when booking.
A visit is not confirmed until a receipt email is received confirming date and time of intended visit from the prison. This should be printed off and brought with you to the prison when visiting.

To visit a prisoner in Arbour Hill Prison contact: Arbour Hill Prison – Tel 01 4724025, Arbour Hill, Dublin 7 or book a visit online using the form below:


Please follow this link to book a visit